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TFS 2012 to TFS 2015 Upgrade Issues

TFS 2015 Upgrade fails with Below Error [2016-02-12 04:22:59Z][Error] 2 error(s) occurred while executing ProcessToDev12M46Custom.sql script. Failed batch starts on line: 42. Error: 5074, Level: 16, State: 1, Batch Line: 51, Script Line: 92 Message: The statistics 'FieldDisplayContextType' is dependent on column 'FieldDisplayContextType'.

Posted On Wednesday, March 30, 2016 10:50 AM

Branching Strategy
I think the problem with branching and merging guidelines are similar to those programming logic, where you should always use the basic ideas first before thinking advanced. Certainly most branching guidelines are written considering the Complex issues with big teams. If you have small team workings on small projects than you don’t want to create 10 different branches by reading the branching and merging guide available on codeplex. Anyway here is snippet from the branching guide about how to pick ......

Posted On Thursday, October 10, 2013 5:35 PM

ALM can be implemented using TFS and without
TFS has many life cycles of evolutions. I still remember when people from Development community or Build engineers would write that they know more than one source control management tool, where the list would be TFS, SVN, Clear case, CVS, Serena, etc. However with the latest edition of TFS 2012 you could definitely say that knowledge of TFS should not be limited at the level of Source control. But there could be still requirement of developer who has worked with TFS or a Project management person ......

Posted On Monday, September 9, 2013 11:06 AM

Installation Document How to: Install Team Foundation Server 2012
Installation Document How to: Install Team Foundation Server Using the Advanced Configuration If you want to change the default installation options for Team Foundation Server, use the advanced configuration, which lets you configure Team Foundation Server on multiple servers and change many other options. Why use advanced? The standard installation might not fit your needs. You might want to customize a single server installation or install Team Foundation Server and its configuration database on ......

Posted On Friday, August 23, 2013 1:09 PM

How to set the sharepoint site level correctly for tfs 2005 or 2008 sites after migrating to tfs 2010, tfs 2012 or tfs 2013
Most of the people who were using TFS 2008, won’t find the easy way to move SharePoint sites with new level of mappings.For ex TFS 2008 SharePoint team site would be http://teamserver:80/sites/... However when you create new Project in tfs 2010 or 2012 (2013 as well), your SharePoint site would map to tfs collection and team Project site would be sub site in SharePoint For ex TFS Project site in tfs 2010 would look like http://teamserver:80/sites/... ......

Posted On Thursday, August 22, 2013 9:01 AM

How to migrate tfs collection from exiting server to another tfs server:
Starting with TFS 2010 there is new capabilities of Collection available. Big organization can have several businesses and each one can host their own TFS and then they might decide to centralize the TFS environment. We can achieve this by three step migration TFS ( Version Control, work item, Build ) SharePoint (Team site) TFS Migration steps 1. Launch Application Tier of source TFS server and Launch TFS admin GUI Select the collection and detach it 2. Go to Data tier and launch SQL mgmt. studio. ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 11:43 AM

Team foundation Server Power Tool Command line
TFPT Command Line-----------------------... CommandUse the createteamproject command to create a team project on a TFS server. **Note: this command requires Team Foundation Server 2008 Team Explorer SP1 to be installed.Example : tfpt /server:ServerName /teamproject:ProjectName /sitetitle:ProjectSiteTitle /sourcecontrol:New|None|Bra... /processtemplate:templatesn... CommandUse the scorch command to ensure that source control and local disk are identical. Your local ......

Posted On Wednesday, August 21, 2013 11:12 AM

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