How to make TFS with a User domain over a 1-way external trust with Selective Authentication

I had been working on making TFS work with users from an external forest over a 1-way outgoing trust configured with Selective Authentication & wanted to share the same across. Goal: Provide access to users from a UserDomain to a TFS Server in the TFSDomain & perform day-to-day tasks including Team Project Creation. Detailed Scenario:…

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Reporting Services installation/configuration does not set the NTAuthenticationProviders

I wanted to bring forward an issue(probably not the correct word) with RS 2005.   We typically do the following types of TFS installations, dual server & single server.   A typical dual server environment has the following setup: [All SQL Server versions are 2005 only] Machine A(called as DT) will have SQL Engine & Analysis…

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Unable to upgrade from TFS 2005 to TFS 2008 when TFS 2005 is working with a SQL 2008 instance.

Configuration: Unable to upgrade from  TFS 2005 to TFS 2008 when TFS 2005 is working with a SQL 2008 instance. The scenario is like this: TFS 2005 was initially installed with a SQL Server 2005 default instance as the data store. Post installation of TFS 2005 the customer upgrades SQL Server 2005 default instance to…

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Unable to service TFS 2008/2005 instance running on a Domain Controller

Configuration: Unable to service TFS 2008/2005 instance running on a Domain Controller The scenario is like this: Customer installs TFS 2005/TFS 2008 on a Window Server 2003/2008 member server or standalone server. Customer make the member server a domain controller. This does not impact the TFS functionality unless the customer wants to do servicing of…

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Unable to upgrade from TFS 2005 to TFS 2008 when TFS 2005 is working with a SQL 2008 instance

Configuration: Unable to upgrade from  TFS 2005 to TFS 2008 when TFS 2005 is working with a SQL 2008 instance. The scenario is like this: TFS 2005 was initially installed with a SQL Server 2005 default instance as the data store. Post installation of TFS 2005 the customer upgrades SQL Server 2005 default instance to…

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TFS 2008: How to move RS 2005 to a new server

1.       Follow KB 842425 to move RS DB to a new instance. 2.       Ensure that you have a login for the TFS Reports account, in case your RS databases are now going to hosted on a different SQL instance. The login for the RS database should have RSExecRole in Report Server databases (which it should…

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TFS WSS x64 Installation issue

While installing the latest 64 bit wss tfs extensions you would recieve the following error. No templates for Windows SharePoint Services Extensions were uploaded to the server that is running Windows SharePoint Services. You will not be able to create projects in Team Foundation Server. For more information, see the Microsoft Windows Installer (MSI) log…

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