Some users may intermittently lose Source Control access after upgrading to TFS 2010

After upgrading to TFS 2010 (from TFS 2005 or 2008) users may experience an intermittent problem where they are not able to see any projects in source control explorer, and/or getting one of the following errors: TF14601 workspace doesn’t exist TF14044: Access Denied: user D\U needs the AdminWordspaces global permission(s) If your users see this…

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Interesting support case – Visual Studio solution prompts for entire SCC check-out on open

Today we hear from Brett Keown about an interesting support case he had recently, with some great details about CSPROJ file structures, etc. Enjoy! Trevor +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ I had some questions yesterday from a customer about an issue in which every time they opened a solution file locally or from their TFS Server, they were prompted…

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Partial Merges in TFS – A Guide

Ladislau Szomoru (CSS TFS Escalation Engineer, Hungary) is at it again today, building on a previous post around TFS merge…   On April 15th 2009 we posted an interesting article written by Philip Kelley from the Team Foundation Server development team on how to track down merge history using tf merge and tf merges. In…

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A note on merging and the use of TF MERGES & TF MERGE

Have you ever had to do any forensic work on TFS merges, tracking down what you or a member of your team has done? For example, when changes have been merged into a branch and an attempt is made to merge again with the same source and target, TFS may respond with “No changes to…

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Error “The CREATE UNIQUE INDEX statement terminated because a duplicate key was found…” during GET LATEST in 2008

Ladislau Szomoru (one of our Escalation Engineers in Budapest) brings us today’s note about a problem some users are seeing in TFS 2008 Source Code Control. There is a specific situation emerging that is causing some customers to see the following error message on a GET LATEST:   The CREATE UNIQUE INDEX statement terminated because…

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Source Controlled Project Displays As Folder In Solution Explorer – “ResetUserData” to the Rescue!

Today’s BLOG post comes from Manoj Mohunthan. He offers a helpful tip about clearing up issues in Visual Studio when using TFS… Trevor Hancock +++++++++++++++++++++ Here is a recent problem that I came across. Developer checked out a Solution in Visual Studio and noticed that some of the projects in the Solution were represented with…

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