Building a website with TFS build.

Normally, it is a best practice to not include the bin folder of your solution to source control, in TFS; However, there is an exception to this, when it comes to building websites with team build. Issue When building a website with TFS build (vNext and XAML), and the Bin folder is not added to source…


Migrating Team Foundation Server Databases

This article will be helpful if you are planning to move the databases used by your TFS deployment, to a new hardware. The databases to be migrated will depend on your deployment of TFS, and the components for which you choose to move the databases. This may include: TFS Databases Ø Configuration database (Tfs_Configuration) Ø…


How to upgrade Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 Trial edition to Full edition

Note: The following article is only applicable to Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 edition as the future release upgrade experience might be different. In this article will talk about how to upgrade from Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 Trial or RC edition to Release Management for Visual Studio 2013 RTM or Release Management…


Migrating TFS Analysis and Warehouse Databases

The Warehouse and Analysis databases for TFS can easily be migrated to a different SQL server. This article details the steps involved in the migration. Screenshots and examples provided are for TFS 2013 versions. There are two ways to do it: Change the SQL server for Analysis or Warehouse, or both the databases and then…


Migrating TFS Report Server

Follow this article if you are planning to migrate the Report Server being used with your TFS deployment to a new hardware. The migration requires the report server databases, reportserver and reportservertempdb which are in use with the current deployment of TFS reporting, to be moved across to the new SQL instance. These two databases…