Where to find the TFS new team project creation logs?

TFS 2005 / 2008 creates a verbose text log file when creating anew  team project. It can be opened directly from the URL at the bottom of the project creation result(success/failure) dialog. In case you missed it, you can always find it back(unless you have manually deleted it.). Use the project creator’s account, log on…


Where to find the TFS installation log?

TFS write verbose log files during installation & upgrade. These log files contain rich information for troubleshooting.  You may want to check them by yourself, or submit them to a Microsoft technical support engineer when necessary. The log files are placed under the operation account’s temp folder. To get them , one Log on to…


How to collect a TFS Best Practice Analyzer Report?

Sometimes when you work with a Microsoft TFS support technician you will be asked to collect and submit a TFS BPA (Best Practice Analyzer) report. So why and how to do it? A BPA report typically means a TFS system health-check report. It contains information about: The TFS server operating system hardware capacity and configuration;…