TF218017 Error message while trying to create new Team Project.

I was recently working with a customer who was hitting the below error message while trying to create a new team project in TFS. TF218017: A SharePoint site could not be created for use as the team project portal. The following error occurred: Server was unable to process request. —–> The user does not exist…


Integrating TFS with a SharePoint web app configured with SSL offloading

We had an interesting issue recently. It was a TFS 2013 server integrated with a SharePoint web application that had its SSL offloaded to its NLB. You can find more about this here. In this setup the communication between the NLB and the SharePoint machines happened on a non-SSL connection. But the NLB strictly accepted…


The dashboards in SharePoint portal shows as loading but never loads

The Excel dashboards in SharePoint 2010 portal are not loading (spinning wheel displays) after installing the SP1 for SharePoint 2010. This is a known issue in SP1. This was fixed in the October 2011 cumulative update. You can download the hotfix from the below knowledge base article: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2596582


Creating SharePoint Site for a Team Project in TFS 2010

Creating SharePoint Site for a Team Project For creating a SharePoint site for an existing Team Project, follow the steps: First of all, a test Team Project named “SharePointSiteCreation” is created as shown in the screenshot below.   We will be creating a SharePoint site for “SharePointSiteCreation” project. Open the “SharePoint Central Administration” site. Click…