In-Place upgrade to Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2015 from TFS 2013

This upgrade document gives detailed step by step procedure for the In-Place upgrade from TFS 2013 to 2015 RTM with Reporting and SharePoint. Environment Details: TFS 2013 environment Windows server 2012 R2, TFS 2013 update 5, SQL 2014 SP1, SharePoint 2013 SP1 TFS 2015 environment Windows server 2012 R2, TFS 2015 RTM, SQL 2014 SP1,…


TFS Config import command fails to upgrade TFS 2008 databases:

Recently, I have worked on a case in which the TFS Config import command fails with below error: Error description ——————- [Error @15:50:30.677] [2012-03-12 21:13:13Z][Error] The event subscriber with SID ‘domain\tfsservice’ is not in Team Foundation. Either add this identity, or delete its subscriptions, then re-run upgrade. [Error @15:50:30.677] [2012-03-12 21:13:13Z][Error] Object reference not set…


TFS 2010 upgrade fails with a custom stored procedure in TFS databases

Recently, I worked on TFS 2008 to TFS 2010 upgrade case and it failed during the project collection servicing with below error: Error message from Collection upgrade log: [Error @20:15:39.558] [2012-04-23 19:58:24Z][Error] schema.tsq Line 38989 Error: Permissions on server scoped catalog views or system stored procedures or extended stored procedures can be granted only when…


TFS 2010 Upgrade simplified (best practices, caveats and FAQ)

  1. Install SQL 2008 R2, (SSAS,SSRS (install and configure reporting services in native mode) 2. Run the pre scan tool in the WSS 2.0 environment and once it succeeds back up the following content database and restore it in the new SQL 2008 R2 environment a. STS_Content_TFS * Step #2 is applicable only if…