Removing lab management information from TFS 2010

I have a customer who has setup a clone TFS 2010 server following Ranger’s document. They have both the new server and their original server up and running. The new TFS Server is still holding old SCVMM information which they want to remove. They don’t want to use Lab Management in the newly setup environment….


TF53010: Unhandled Exception/ Error: Index was outside the bounds of the array” After adding a new Application Tier.

  Scenario: Adding a new TFS application tier to the existing TFS environment. Problem: When configuring the new AT you get an error: TF53010: Unhandled Exception Error: Index was outside the bounds of the array Reason: When configuring a TFS Application Tier, we provide the SQL Server name in many ways viz-a-viz SQL machine name,…


Migration Upgrade from TFS 2012 to TFS 2013 (With Reporting and SharePoint)

This blog gives you the step by step actions required for the Migration upgrade from Team Foundation Server 2012 to 2013. > Prerequisites: (IMPORTANT) Make sure you have appropriate accounts with permissions for SQL, SharePoint, TFS and Machine level Admin privileges on both the servers. You must be an Administrator on the Server. The Account…


In-place upgrade from TFS 2012 to TFS 2013

This blog is a step by step guide on upgrading your TFS 2012 server(RTM or any update) to TFS 2013. > Firstly, review the requirements listed below before you start the upgrade process. The pre requisites and requirements for TFS 2013 are: Hardware requirements – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/dd578592.aspx SQL requirements – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/dd631889.aspx SharePoint requirements – http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/vstudio/hh667648.aspx >…


TFS 2013 Upgrade options

The new version of TFS 2013 has been launched. Here is a blog which gives various ways in which you can upgrade your existing TFS environment. We have a clear explanation of various upgrade paths. Below are the process for all the versions – TFS 2005, 2008, 2010 and 2012. TFS 2005/TFS 2005 SP1 to…


How to Configure Team Foundation Server with a remote SharePoint Server

                                            In this blog we would cover how to integrate SharePoint Server on a remote server with an existing Team Foundation Server deployment. Below article assume that currently you already have a Team Foundation Server configured and we want to configure it with a SharePoint Server which is on a remote Server. Environment: TFS 2012…


Moving Configuration Database alone to another SQL Server in Team Foundation Server 2012

This post explains how to move the Tfs_Configuration database alone to another SQL server in Team Foundation Server 2012 Pre-requisites: The SQL Server on the new server must be a supported version. The following steps help you move the Tfs_Configuration database to another server and get TFS resume its normal operation. Moving Tfs_Configuration db –…


TFS schedule tool and BPA – Webinar

TFS Backup tool and BPA December 10th, 2013 4PM – 5:30PM IST Click here to calculate your local time. Presented By: Venkat- Microsoft   Session Overview: This session will cover the following topics: TFS Backup tool and BPA. Demo Level: 100 – 200   Join the Conference: ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Join Lync Meeting Join by phone +14257063500…


What version of Team Foundation Server do I have?

Team Foundation Server has improved a lot over the years. From being deployed to physical machine(s) to the cloud. There has been a variation in terms of updates pushed to Team Foundation Server from 2005 to the latest version (2013). In simple terms, in 2005, 2008 and 2010, the updates were given out as Service…


TFS 2012 Upgrade scenario – WalkThrough

TFS 2012 Upgrade scenario October 29, 2013 4PM – 5:30PM Indian Standard Time Click here to calculate your local time. Presented By: Romit Gulati – Microsoft   Session Overview: This session will cover the following topics: TFS 2012 upgrade scenarios. Demo Level: 100 – 200     Join the Conference :   ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Join Lync Meeting Join…