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Hard Drive Wiped Clean - TFS Thinks I Have the Latest

tfs,tfs2010
Is there a way to tell TFS that I really don't have the latest of any files on my hard drive? My hard drive was wiped clean and I have to do a get specific every time I get the latest files because TFS thinks I already have the latest...

TFS Custom Policy Not Showing

c#,visual-studio-2012,tfs2010
I've been trying to create some custom check-in policies in TFS 2010 recently, I created a DLL and added a registry key as outlined in the following link: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb668980.aspx (Note: I already know this link is retired, but I'm unable to do it in the updated fashion indicated here: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/jimlamb/archive/2010/03/31/how-to-implement-package-and-deploy-custom-check-in-policy-for-tfs-2010.aspx)...

Do I need to be Administrator to set TFS 2010 alert

visual-studio-2008,tfs2010
Someone in my team try to subscribe to TFS alert when an items is assigned to her or remove from her. When she open the "Project Alert" panel, she can check all alert, except the first one, which is the only one she want! The only thing I found is...

TFS 2010 public workspace: checkins belong always to owner of workspace

tfs,tfs2010,workspace
Using a public workspace on one machine for several users works quite good. BUT; every checkout/checkin belongs to the user who owns the workspace and declared it as public and not to the user, who is authenticated on TFS server. Though I found the description "The checkins will still be...

TFS - Reopen closed merge window

tfs,tfs2010
In TFS 2010 rantf merge /recursive /baseless which opened the merge window. After merging many files (some kept source, some kept target, some manually merged), accidentally hit the ESC button & the merge window was closed. Is there a way to reopen the merge window & continue from the point...

TFS Migration Risks

visual-studio,version-control,tfs,tfs2010,tfs2013
I would like to create a new installation of TFS 2013 on a new server. I made my research and learnt that the migration process as it is described on this link below carries some risks: TFS Migration Manual: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms404869.aspx Risks: http://blogs.msmvps.com/p3net/2014/04/12/tfs-upgrade-nightmares/ I have a plan to avoid using the...

TFS 2010 - Create a query that returns PBIs and Tasks associated to a user in a “collapsed” view

visual-studio-2010,tfs,tfs2010
So I'm using TFS, and I have a query that returns PBIs and Tasks in a collapsed view. That's the Query: Team Project = @Project And Iteration Path Under SO Suite\9.0\SFDC\Sprint_2015_02\Sveta And Assigned To = @Me And Work Item Type In Product Backlog Item , Sprint Backlog Task That's the...

Unable to configure TFS backup using Backup wizard

sql-server-2008-r2,tfs2010,database-backups
When trying to configure the TFS 2010 backup using the TFS Power Tools I kept running into teh following error message: Account TFS\tfsadmin failed to create backups using path \\tfs-xxxxxxx.local\TFSBackups The strange thin is that TFS\TFSAdmin has full permissions on both share and file system and that the share path...

TFS keep different copy of file locally

visual-studio-2013,tfs,tfs2010,tfvc
I am part of a small team developing a web project in VS2013 with TFS2010 for source control. When we are working from home, as we all do from time to time, we need to have a slightly different version of the web.config file. Previously, when we were using VSS,...

Missing workspaces after TFS 2010 to 2013 Migration Upgrade

visual-studio-2013,tfs,tfs2010,tfs2013,tfs-migration
I'm currently trying to migrate and upgrade a TFS2010 instance running on a server (SERVER_A) in a workgroup to TFS2013 on another server (SERVER_B) that's on a domain. Everything seems to work ok, but when I open Visual Studio and try to connect to the new TFS instance and retrieve...

Where to get Build status field in TFS_Warehouse

sql,tfs2010
Am trying to fetch build details from TFS system. However am unable to get status (success/failure/etc.) of builds from TFS_warehouse database. Can someone help to identify this column? This field is present in TFS_Analysis (Analysis server)....

How to modify TFS build automation workflow without .Net Complier, need to use Team Developer's Language complier

tfs,msbuild,tfs2010,tfsbuild
I am trying build automation for a project developed using legacy language called Team Developer 6. where each file needs to be compiled as an exe. also need to do some filter activity before building exes. there are 300 exes. this process I could do in simple .Net utility which...

TFS Moving Files with history

visual-studio-2010,version-control,tfs,tfs2010
FYI, I have gone through this link - Team Foundation Server - Moving Source with History which is of different scenario Issue: We were working in a single solution with multiple projects in TFS1 before three months, but unfortunately one bad day due to the hardware issue we were not...

Update to TFS custom field - optimization

tfs,tfs2010,wiql
I wanted to access TFS data via TFS API and WIQL using a custom field in WIQL where clause: string wiqlQueryDoorsProxy = "Select * from WorkItems where ([Work Item Type] = 'DoorsProxy' AND [Object Id] = '\" + requirementId + "\')"; where [Object Id] is the custom field. But TFS...

VSO: Single project with a tiered area structure?

tfs,tfs2010,tfs2012,visual-studio-online,tfs2013
Historically we have always had separate VSO Projects for each logical project undergoing development. This is particularly important as we need to have separate backlogs for each project. Each project has its own Product Owner. We have a team of around 10 developers who work between these projects over 2...

Determine who has created a Project in TFS2010

tfs,tfs2010
I need to find out who has created a project in TFS2010. All permissions are generic and give no indication of who it was. There is no code checked in so I can't find a user name that way. The Project properties fields don't have a 'created by' section but...