Uninstalling .NET 4.0 Beta2 causes IISRESET to fail

If you are upgrading from TFS 2010 Beta2 and upgrade inplace to TFS 2010 RC or RTM, you may notice after upgrade a warning that IISRESET failed.  The warning instructs you to run it manually.  Running it manually results in the same error: The system cannot find the file specified. (2147942402, 80070002) IISRESET failing is not…


Upgrading TFS 2010 and hit error TF246062: Two or more databases are in conflict

If you are using TFS2010 Beta2 or RC and used different formats to identify your SQL Database instances ie (localhost, ., servername, servername.company.com, IP address) when creating your project collection databases, you may hit one of the following errors during the readiness checks of the TFS 2010 RTM Upgrade Wizard.  TF246062: Two or more databases are…


Moving TFS 2010 Collections during Upgrade 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 provides a lot of flexibility in how you manage your collections.  You can have multiple collections and easily move them from one SQL instance to…


Simple steps to 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) Here are the steps to upgrade to TFS 2010 RTM: 1. Backup your databases!  This is a best practice just in case something goes wrong. 2. Uninstall…


TFS 2010 Upgrade time estimates

Obviously upgrade times are heavily dependent on database size and data tier performance.  Here are some examples of upgrades I have run.   Upgrade from TFS 2008 600GB databases on high-end physical AT and physical DT: 8 hours Upgrade from TFS 2008 250GB databases on moderate DT with external USB hard drive and AT VM:…


Upgrading TFS 2010 Beta2 when configured for HTTPS

If you have TFS 2010 Beta2 configured for SSL/HTTPS, and upgrade to TFS 2010 RC or RTM, you must remember to reconfigure TFS to use HTTPS after the upgrade. The uninstall+upgrade process drops your SSL configurations, so your server will be back to the default port and protocol, ie, http://server:8080/tfs, yet the Server URL and Notification URL will have…


Upgrading from TFS Beta2 when Reporting is Partially Configured

TFS 2010 Beta2 allowed you to partially configured the Reporting feature.  You could enable Reporting, but just have the Warehouse, or Warehouse + Reports or Warehouse+Analysis Services. In RC/RTM you don’t have that flexibility.   lt’s back to being an all-or-nothing proposition.   If yo u want Reporting, you get the Warehouse, Reporting and Analysis Services. Therefore when you run upgrade…


Upgrading to TFS 2010 RTM when TFS is on port 80 with SharePoint

(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)  Those of you going live on TFS 2010 Beta2 who opted to install TFS on port 80 using the existing SharePoint site will want to take note…