Migrating SharePoint to a new box

Team Foundation Server 2008 a.k.a. Orcas (& TFS 2005 as well) provides you the capability to leverage a remote SharePoint deployment to host the team project portals. I will talk about here on the steps to migrate SharePoint from one box to another from a TFS point of view. So think about a scenario where…

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TFS 2008 & How to Uninstall & Reinstall WSS 3.0

How to uninstall & reinstall Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 with Team Foundation Server 2008 This post is specific to: 1. Team Foundation Server 2008 2. Local installation of Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (with SP1). The overall steps required to perform the stated task are: 1. Take a full back up of the content data base….

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TFS 2008 Failover & WSS 3.0

I have been researching the WSS 3.0 scenario in TFS 2008 Failover Configuration & this is what I have:   #1. As per the TFS 2008 install guide, WSS 3.0 is supported in a TFS Failover Configuration only if it is installed on a separate box other than the application tier(s). Coming straight from the…

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TFS 2008 & Scripting the WSS 3.0 Configuration

For any body who wants to script the Products & Technologies Wizard & the extending of default web site in IIS with WSS 3.0 the below script would be the answer. Thanks Siva for the being the inspiration behind this. 🙂 Copy the below script in a text file & save it with a .bat…

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TFS 2008 & Scripting the WSS 3.0 Configuration

For any body who wants to script the Products & Technologies Wizard & the extending of default web site in IIS with WSS 3.0 the below script would be the answer. Thanks Siva for the being the inspiration behind this. 🙂 Copy the below script in a text file & save it with a .bat…

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TFS 2005 & Windows SharePoint Services 2.0 Configuration Explained

Windows Sharepoint Service 2.0 is a free to download & use version of Sharepoint Services. TFS 2005 at time of installation required WSS 2.0 to be installed but not configured. In this post let’s look at 3 things: 1. How TFS 2005 installation impacts WSS 2.0 2. What if somebody has to Uninstall & Reinstall WSS…

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Team Foundation Server 2005 & Windows Sharepoint Service 3.0: How to failover to a Mirrored Data-Tier Server

NOTE– PLEASE GO THROUGH THE COMPLETE ARTICLE FIRST before you start working on it   This post discusses the steps required to be performed when you failover to a mirrored data-tier server.   This post is specific to TFS 2005 that has been configured to work with Windows Sharepoint Services 3.0   Please use the following…

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TFS 2005: How to fail over to a Mirrored Data-Tier Server with Windows Sharepoint Service 2.0

    I have reveiwed the TFS 2005 failover document, with TFS 2005 working with WSS 2.0, & have made the required corrections. The scenario is documented at: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa980627(VS.80).aspx.   Please ensure that you follow the instructions in sequence suggested here.   ====================================================================================================   If you have configured SQL Server mirroring for the Team Foundation databases,…

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TFS 2005: How to do data tier only move

How to: Move Your Data Tier to another computer Note: To complete these procedures successfully the old TFS AT & new TFS DT should have TFS 2005 SP1 applied to them.  This instruction set assumes that TFS 2005 is working with version 2.0 of WSS (Windows SharePoint Service).   Required Permissions To complete these procedures,…

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Upgrading WSS 2.0 to WSS 3.0 after a TFS upgrade

How to setup Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 using a content database upgrade from WSS 2.0 to WSS 3.0  after a Team Foundation Server 2005 to 2008 Upgrade   Scenario: TFS 2008 upgrade process does not upgrade WSS 2.0 to WSS 3.0. Customer who want to take advantage of WSS 3.0 after they upgrade TFS 2005…

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