TOC – Quick Response Solutions

This blog post pulls together all the Quick Response Solutions from the Visual Studio ALM Rangers. For more information on the Quick Response model, please refer to ALM Ranger solution types and a practical walkthrough of the Quick Response concept (Part 2).

Last updated: 2012-12-05

ALM Rangers Quick Response Solution


Community / Partner Extensions

Need for a command line utility, such as TFSSecurity.exe , to add Teams and Team members to a Team Project

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Need to implement a consistent branching model as part of team project or team creation process, that complies with the VS TFS Branching and Merging Guide.



  • MyHistory Extension
In the June 2013 edition of MSDN Magazine Michael Fourie covers some of the internals of Team Explorer 2012 and how you can extend it. The article can be found here – Extending Visual Studio Team Explorer 2012.


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Comments (4)

  1. Heloisa says:

    I'm trying to migrate TFS 2012 to TFS 2013 another server and I get more than 2k conflicts. The most of this conflicts are VC namespace conflict type.

    There is the best way to solve this problem?

    [1/26/2015 11:18:40 AM] TfsIntegrationService.exe Information: 0 : VersionControl: Unresolved conflict:  

    [1/26/2015 11:18:40 AM]   Session: 807232d0-7834-4885-af1a-4ec99450fff5

    [1/26/2015 11:18:40 AM]   Source: 38940f55-ad79-404e-8aad-af2772cf827f

    [1/26/2015 11:18:40 AM]   Message: Cannot find applicable resolution rule.

    [1/26/2015 11:18:40 AM]   Conflict Type: VC namespace conflict type

    [1/26/2015 11:18:40 AM]   Conflict Type Reference Name: c1d23312-b0b1-456c-b6e4-af22c3531480

    [1/26/2015 11:18:40 AM]   Conflict Details: $/Rapi10Service/Rapi10SupplierService/Dev/Dev/Src/TesteWSite/Styles

    [1/26/2015 11:18:40 AM]

  2. @Heloisa, please refer to TFSIntegration.chm … which covers most of the common conflicts and recommended resolutions. The CHM is included with the product documentation. Additionally look at…/toc-tfs-integration-tools-blog-posts-and-reference-sites.aspx for a dated table of blog posts. Unfortunately conflict resolution is a known migration complexity and cost.  

  3. Mohamed says:


    i'm sorry to disturb!

    i have a serious problem migrating VSO to a Global on-promise TFS 2013 because TFS integration platform does not support TFS2013 and export Tab on VSO is hidden from 2014.

    the support mailing list is disabled!

    Could you help me please?

    Thank you!

  4. @Mohamed, see…/2014-apr-3-vso for information on the data export feature. It was a time-limited feature. I would contact the mentioned support alias to determine if the export feature will be available in future. As outlined in the concepts whitepaper in…/178488, the TFS Integration Platform is a feasible solution, but is no longer supported and definitely not a problem-free option.