Some TFS links I came across today

I normally don’t do link dumps – but came across several new (and one updated) links that made it into my bookmarks and that I wanted to share.  Want to expose TFS over the internet or otherwise use FQDN? First read this: Then these blogs posts for other thoughts: Connecting GIT and…


PDC Hours – Come and Talk Team Foundation Server Setup, Configuration and Administration

I’ll be available to talk about TFS admin scenarios at PDC – my hours are: Monday  – 12:30 – 6:00 in the VSTS Lounge Tuesday  – 12:30 – 6:00 in the VSTS Lounge  Wednesday  10:00-12:30 in the VSTS Lounge and Ask The Experts from 5:30-9:00PM I won’t be available Thursday so please find me before then!  


What to do when TfsQuiesce fails with "No associated service account for role TFSEXECROLE" error

When installing a service path on Team Foundation Server one of the first things that needs to happen is that TFS is “quiesced” – which basically means “to make quiet” – i.e. it’s running but it’s not accepting new client connections.  The tool that does this during the SP installation is called ‘TfsQuiesce.exe”.  This blog…