How to Import another TFS 2005 or TFS 2008 server into a live TFS 2010 server

Important:  Install the hotfix mentioned here before running Import: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mitrik/archive/2010/06/17/version-control-2010-upgrade-hotfix-published.aspx TFS 2010 has an ‘import’ feature to let you upgrade the databases from TFS 2005 or TFS 2008 into your live TFS 2010 server.  This lets you consolidate your TFS servers into a single server.  Each server you import will become a new collection in…


Steps to Upgrade to TFS 2010 onto new hardware

Important:  Install the hotfix mentioned here before running the upgrade wizard: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mitrik/archive/2010/06/17/version-control-2010-upgrade-hotfix-published.aspx The steps below outline how to upgrade your TFS server to TFS 2010 when using new hardware.  This will let you keep your production server up an running while you poke around with TFS 2010.     Note that if you do not plan to have both…


Upgrade TFS 2010 Beta2 to RTM

(Note: Please download the latest Installation Guide for Team Foundation and read the Upgrade sections for details on types of upgrades and steps to perform an upgrade to TFS 2010) TFS 2010 upgrade from Beta2 to RTM is similar to the upgrade experience from Orcas or Whidbey.  The upgrade itself goes faster because the difference from Beta2 to…


Upgrade to TFS 2010

(Note: Please download the latest Installation Guide for Team Foundation and read the Upgrade sections for details on types of upgrades and steps to perform an upgrade to TFS 2010) Important:  Install the hotfix mentioned here before running the upgrade wizard: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/mitrik/archive/2010/06/17/version-control-2010-upgrade-hotfix-published.aspx When upgrading to TFS 2010 from TFS 2008 or TFS 2005, you need to first meet a…


Hello

Hello!  I’m Will Lennon, an SDET on the Setup, Administration, and Operations group of Team Foundation Server.  Mostly what I do is test the Upgrade experience in TFS 2010. My plan with this blog is to share my experience in upgrading to TFS 2010.  The process is mostly painless, and vastly better than previous versions of…