TFS 2010 Beta2: Troubleshooting SharePoint configuration issues (TF249038).

In configuring the integration between Team Foundation Server and SharePoint Products, one of the most common errors we see in Beta 2 is: TF249038: The following Web service is not available: http://servername/_vti_bin/TeamFoundationIntegrationService.asmx. This Web service is used for the Team Foundation Server Extensions for SharePoint Products. Either the extensions are not installed, or there is…


Compatibility Matrix for 2010 Beta 2 Team Foundation Server to Team Explorer 2008 and 2005

Table of Contents Principles Definitions Available Download Compat Matrix       2010 Team Explorer Client to the 2008 Team Foundation Server       2008 Team Explorer Client without the Forward Compatibility Update (GDR)       2005 Team Explorer Client without the Forward Compatibility Update (GDR)       The Team Explorer 2008 Forward Compatibility Update (GDR)       The Team Explorer…


Team Explorer 2005 & 2008 & 2010 Beta 1 Compatibility Matrix

Although many scenarios have been enabled in the VSTS Beta 1, there are a number of compatibility issues which are still being working on.    * List of Known Issues and Workarounds 1) Team Foundation Server 2010 administrative functions are only supported using Team Explorer 2010. Problem Statement As Team Explorer 2008 and Team Explorer…


Restarting the TFS Add-Inn (Excel 2007) Updated

· These instructions will help determine if the Team Add-In is disabled in Excel and will allow you to enable it. Open Excel Select the Windows Menu Select Excel Options Go to Add-Ins Manage Add-Ins Sometimes you need to look under Disabled Items Select TFS and OK! Team Tool Bar should be back


Customizing Work Item Link Types in TFS 2010

A long time ago (almost 2 years ago), I blogged about how to customize link types. Since the Beta1 has been released, I thought it would be useful to reblog this information. Here are the links. The information is still valid. Rosario – Customizing Link Types Primer Rosario: Filtering link types on a work item…


Forward Compat GDRs for Team Foundation Server 2010!

TFS will be providing a General Distribution Release (GDR) to enable older versions of Visual Studio Team System Team Explorer to work with 2010 TFS. Releasing these GDRs will allow teams to move forward even when some people are not ready due to legacy code or business intelligence issues. We will support both Team Explorer…


SharePoint Integration in TFS 2010 Beta1

Last month, Brian Harry outlined some of the new features in the setup and administration experience for TFS 2010 here. This post drills into how SharePoint integration works for Beta1. Installation In TFS 2010, we’ve separated the installation from the configuration of TFS. The installation and configuration of SharePoint occurs during the configuration stage of…

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Team Explorer 2010 Beta 1 Compatibility

Although many scenarios have been enabled in the VSTS Beta 1, there are a number of compatibility issues which are still being working on.    * List of Known Issues and Workarounds 1) Team Foundation Server 2010 administrative functions are only supported using Team Explorer 2010. Problem Statement As Team Explorer 2008 and Team Explorer…


Team Foundation Server 2010 – Relational Warehouse and Cube Schema Changes

Team Foundation Server 2010 is a BIG release for us by all counts. We have made conceptual changes; Brian introduced some of the key concepts in TFS 2010 that includes the concept of Team Project Collections (TPCs). These changes required a lot of infrastructure support that we built from the ground up and changes to…

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Previous State and State Change Count

Today I am going to look at two interesting fields in the Warehouse related to Work Items – Previous State, and State Change Count. The Previous State field stores the state a Work Item was in before it entered its current state.  This field is in the [Work Item] table in the relational/dimensional Warehouse and…

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