Standard Environments in Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server make it possible to have an automated deployment of your software to a development or QA environment. You can then have a bunch of automated tests run in those environments, collecting data all the while.
If you try to add any servers to Standard Environments in Visual Studio 2012 Lab Management you get a message that you need to enable file and printer sharing and you are unable to configure or communicate with those machines.
I have recently created my own local domain and now I am unable to connect to the internet with Hyper-V domain joined guest running. It gets weirder as it only affects me when I am on a Wi-Fi connection.
It has been a while since I was at the Visual Studio ALM User Group in Chicago. This time I will be giving a demonstration of the new Work Item Tracking features of Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 which includes Kanban Columns & Work Item Tags as well as a peek at Teams without Areas.
This is a short idiots guide to setting up Windows Server 2012 Core. Windows Server 2012 Core allows you to use less memory by getting rid of some peskie UI bits and bobs. Setting it up however is a little more challenging.
If you are cloning your TFS collection then you have to run ChangeServerId. It is reasonably well documented for this senario but what other reasons might you have to run it. Well if you are upgrading your TFS server you may want to create a duplicate of your environment, run the upgrade and have a […]
There were many new improvements in Visual Studio ALM that were announced at this years ALM Summit event that I can only pick a few to highlight as my favourites. Brian Harry did the keynote on the second day and almost immediately announced Visual Studio 2012.2 CTP 2 and a bunch of new features some of which were made available in TF Service (http://tfs.visualstudio.com) immediately.
The TFS Automation Platform is dead, long live the TfPlugable! It has been a long time since I have talked about the TFS Automation Platform that I had almost forgotten about it myself. It was almost two years ago that I spoke to Willy about an ALM Rangers project to build a solution to dynamically deploy plug-ins for TFS, kind of like Nuget for TFS Extensions.
Although many of my customers have been having a go at installing Visual Studio Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 1 themselves one or two have had issues. While these issues are easily resolved it is sometimes nice to have someone else who has done the same thing a bunch of times take the rains. TFS […]
When running the upgrade from Team Foundation Server 2012 to Team Foundation Server 2012 Update 1 you get a TF400432 error stating that the Team Foundation Server configuration was unable to connect to SharePoint administration site.