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Team Foundation Server is a product from Microsoft that offers project tracking and source code control for software development projects.

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Visual Studio comparing workspaces

First, let me explain the situation: I'm a software developer currently in home office. Normally we're using a TFS to sync our sources, but from home I don't have a connection to the TFS. So I'm ...
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How to Add a Variable for Solution Selection

I created a SourcePath variable to my VSTS variable. It is not letting me put that into the Workspace Mapping. As a stopgap before moving to Azure DevOps, I am wanting to make the build work on any ...
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Azure DevOps: Query work items by state of related items

I've recently been playing around with the Predecessor/Successor relationship between user stories within a feature; an example would be, I have to complete the "The widget list needs to be grouped ...
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Uninstall TFS on Windows Server 2016 fails silently

I have a Windows Server 2016 Standard with Team Foundation Server Server 2013 Update 5 installed. When I go to Add/remove programs and click Uninstall for TFS 2013, nothing happens. There is no error ...
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Power BI - Apply Query from Azure DevOps server stuck

My Power BI version is September 2019, Azure DevOps 2019 I imported data from Azure DevOps Server into Power BI report. I used out of the box analytics view (Stories - Today and Tasks - Today). I ...
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Unexpected deleting automated test runs, results and attachments after 10 days in release pipeline although retention policy more than 10 days

We execute integration tests in TFS release pipeline (TFS Azure DevOps 2019 On-premise). But the testrun result will always be deleted after 10 days, although the corresponding release pipe line is ...
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Team Foundation Server 2018 looses File History after moving Code File and removing Old Projects

Team Foundation Server 2018 looses File History after moving Code File and removing Old Projects. Case: I had a TFS 2018 Collection named “MyCollection” . Files: MyCollection->MyFirstProject->...
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Is it possible to fix a branch with a name case issue without changing server configuration?

Our TFS git server is denying a push to an old branch which has two folders with the same name but in different case: error: remote unpack failed: error The tree object ...
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Azure Devops SSH Deployment task message log are considered STDERR

I was using https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/tasks/deploy/ssh?view=azure-devops to execute Shell Script remotely but like what you see on the email are considered stderror when ...
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Azure DevOps Boards Auto Update?

I'm wondering is there is a way I can automate updates to tasks as changes occur a project on dev.azure.com For example, when a task gets moved from the base iteration to a new iteration I would like ...
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I want to Send a Email from Azure TFS with information every time a release gets into a certain stage

I want to Send a Email from Azure TFS with information every time a release gets into a certain stage. Basically we have 2 pipelines and Three stages I want the Kick Off a email every time a release ...
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TFS error on Eclipse IDE

I'm using Eclipse IDE for java, and trying to use Team Foundation Server and so I've simply installed the last version of TFS successfully on Eclipse You can see as well that I'm using the latest ...
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Visual studio build server generates not readable text in filenames with special charector

I had Added a file with name Manual_Issuance_Request_-_Educational_Bonus.htm. Over here the file which got deployed to server had name Manual_Issuance_Request_$@_Educational_Bonus.htm. The above ...
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TFS migration from TFS 2012 to TFS 2018

We are in process of doing migration from TFS 2012 to TFS 2018. As a pre-requisites I need to gather all information like Application name, Repository folder path and know their file Size. How this ...
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TFS 2017 Update 2 on upgraded SQL 2017 cannot upgrade to TFS 2018

We had upgraded our SQL 2014 to SQL 2017 a few months ago, after checking that everything was working 100% even after the upgrade, we removed the VM Checkpoint. Now we are upgrading our servers to ...
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See the real error message in TFS instead of the user-friendly one

I'm trying to send a feedback request from our TFS 2018 on-premise web access dashboard. When I click to send, I get the error "TF400384" with a message that basically says "something went wrong, ...
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TFS 2015 Update 3 extension uload gives me “The extension must support installationTarget 'Microsoft.VisualStudio.Services'.”

I know this is an older system but I'm trying to mirror production. Im trying to install an octopus extension onto my TFS 2015 server and keep getting a "The extension must support installation Target ...
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Merging TFS Collections

I have two TFS collections with version history, each on it's own server. I want to merge the two collections into one collection - on one server - and keep version history. Is this possible? I ...
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Hide filtered items in Azure DevOps Taskboard

We use the Microsoft Azure DevOps Server (on premise) and if I try filtering in the Boards/Sprints/Taskboard for Tasks, States, naming, .. the Filter only highlights the results. The rest is still ...
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TFS - Link a commit to a working item

I want to link a commit to a working item (User story or Task). I thought it is enough to add the item id with an hashtag to the commit message (e.g. "Implemented user story #124") but it seems this ...
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TFS 2017 - Query-based suites can only contain test cases. So, add this clause: < Work Item Type | In Group | Microsoft.TestCaseCategory>

I have made query in a query based suite, and got the results as I hoped. But when I try to "Save query" i get this error message: Query-based suites can only contain test cases. So, add this ...
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MS Project integration with TFS is missing fields

I regularly use the TEAM integration with MS Office products. However there is a discrepancy in terms of the fields available to either Excel or Project Excel for example will happily return you ...
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Team Foundation Server 2018 git commit author not syncing with TFS users

Me and a friend of mine are setting up a Team Foundation Server for a Small Project. Currently everything is working as expected, except the Author for the commits is not connected with the TFS user ...
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Team Foundation Server - Git Enabled Team Project vs Git Team Project

We have a TFS 2018 project, that looks like it was accidentally created as Version Control = TFVC when we wanted to use Git. However it is git enabled; we use Git repos for Source Control. I created ...
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Git, TFS Pull Request Workflow

Here is the workflow I've been attempting, after watching a this Git/TFS video. So I create a branch from my development branch $ git checkout -b my-feature-branch development Then I make a change,...
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Cannot restrict TFS Area Path selection

Say I have the following TFS area path: Fruit --Apple --Banana --Grapes Apple, Banana, and Grapes are children of Fruit. How do I require a selection of one of the 3 children of the ...
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Add label to TFS SourceControl during vNext build

I am useing TFS 2017 on-prem. I received a request to add label to specific path if the build success. I added "Command Line" Task and run the command: TF.exe vc label "New-Label" $...
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MSTest library error on a CI pipeline of TFS

Good morning, We are developing an MSTest project and we want to upload it to our TFS server that has a Build pipeline configured. The project has been developed with an VS 2017 Enterprise Edition, ...
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Azure DevOps - Office Integration Error: TF84033

I am attempting to use Excel to refresh and publish items to Azure DevOps but am continously having the same error message appear " TF84033: Unable to modify the list. It is likely that this is ...
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How to download files from TFS server using Jenkins slave running on Linux

My Jenkins slave running on a Linux machine and I need to download packages from TFS servers, I have installed TFS plugin in Jenkins and provided all the details , should that be sufficient to use tf ...
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Azure devops server configuration utility error

I wanted to upgrade my Team foundation server to Azure DevOps Server RC2 and for that I installed it through installer file. Now after installing whenever I am starting the server console,it's showing ...
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Tfs 2012 cannot save granted permission

I am using the same Domain user on 2 computers running windows 10 Pro which are running the same VS2012 sp1 versions. On the first computer, I am able to grant permission on tfs 2012 and save. the ...
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Visual Studio not able to push LFS files to TFS Git repo correctly

I have a Git repo on a TFS2018 server. On my local env I have Visual Studio 2015 and Windows Git client version 2.20.0.windows.1 including git-lfs 2.6.1 installed. I tried the following: From Visual ...
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MS Visual Studio - How to change default fields in new query template of TFS

I am using MS Visual Studio 2012 professional version with Team Foundation client. During my day to day work, I need to run several queries on TFS. To make my query, I select Team => New Query menu....
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Linking TFS work items to Zendesk tickets

we're trying to integrate TFS with Zendesk. TFS has a built in interface for updating Zendesk tickets when a work item is commented on. It can be defined with Service Hooks. The Service Hook ...
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Hide Done Backlog Items on TFS Task Board

Many of our development teams don't work in conventional sprints, since their work is delivered on an ad-hoc basis. To accommodate these teams in the portfolio, we created a single sprint for them ...
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Is the TFS_Warehouse database needed in TFS when reporting an analyzing is disabled?

I disabled reporting and analyzing in my TFS 2018 I also setup a backup process and I can see that only the configuration and my collection database are included. Is the TFS_Warehouse database ...
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After migration from TFS 2015 to TFS 2018 viewing a changeset doesn't show related workitem

I started a migration from TFS 2015 to TFS 2018. Everything worked fine. But now I have a problem showing the work item for a changeset. I do th following: I open the Source Control Explorer Is ...
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Why am I required to install Oracle JRE while installing TFS?

I'm installing a new TFS instance and, as suggested by the docs, I installed the SQL Server (on the same machine, which is brand new and freshly blown). During the installation process, I got the ...
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Can Team Foundation Server integrate with an external Git server?

Can a Team Foundation Server (TFS) CI job be triggered by an external Git server? In other words, if we decide to set up an TFS server some time in the future for running CI workflow on Microsoft ...
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Team foundation server: Hiding/disabling issue tracking?

We're considering using Team Foundation Server for our teams. Because we'll be setting up an issue tracking software sometime later this year, we don't want our teams to start using the TFS issue ...
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Active Directory Group Added to TFS Added as a User

We have a TFS 2017 installation using Active Directory that has functioned fine for quite a while now (and continues to function fine except for one group in question). We added a number of groups to ...
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TFS 2018 Accidental Deletion of WIKI pages

Spent some time creating a hierarchy of pages off a primary Homepage in the new TFS 2018 Wiki. I noticed after a while that a second Homepage had appeared so I deleted the duplicate. But as it turns ...
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TFS / Visual Studio says I have changes in the form of deleted files, but the files aren't deleted

In pending changes (Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate, TFS), I all of a sudden was told I have > 100 changes in the form of deleted files (all database model files, generated by Entity Framework database ...
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Team Foundation Server Project Portal how to edit navigation menu?

We have a TFS 2012 server and project portal. I can't figure out how to edit the left side navigation menu. We have some other sharepoint sites where when I click Edit Page i can drag in webparts ...
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How can I connect to TFS without having to repeatedly type my credentials? Command line mac

How can I avoid typing in credentials every time I use the TF command in terminal? I read the github page and they have an answer that I do not understand. A: You can use Kerberos for ...
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Automatically create hyperlinks in Outlook with varying parameters

In Outlook, is there a way to automatically create hyperlinks with varying parameters? Specifically, I'd like to link to work items in Team Foundation Server, but a general solution would be fine too. ...
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TFS Approvers Field in Release Management - Some Groups Are Missing

In an on-premise TFS (Team Foundation Server) 2017 environment, we are unable to find a few groups from Active Directory in the Approvers field of the Release Management system despite the fact that ...
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Team foundation server how to find a particular user's check-in only

In the Source Control Explorer, against a project by the View History I can see all the check-in done by the users. In case if I want to see a particular user's check-in only, how can I filter? ...
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TFS 2015 -> 2017 Update1 Projects Not Showing In Visual Studio

So after an update to TFS 2017 with Update1 from TFS 2013 All Project Collection Administrators can view/checkout/commit to any project in that collection using the Web UI. When any member of the ...