Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 supports 2010 Build Servers

Did you know that Visual Studio 2012 Update 2 supports 2010 Build Servers? Being able to connect TF Build 2010 Controllers to TFS 2010 is opening up upgrade paths for customers that are currently blocked from upgrading to TFS 2012.

Batched domain migration with TFS while maintaining Identity

If you are moving from one domain to another, but you have lots of users you may do a batched domain migration with Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server. Make suer that you read all of the fine print and don’t get caught with duplicate Identities and no traceability.

Migrating source code with history to TFS 2012 with Git-Tf

Its hard to migrate source code even from one Visual Studio 2012 Team Foundation Server to another, especially when you also want to have your history. We have been forced in the past to use some hokie migration tools that only really partially work. Update Anthony Borton gave me a hard time for not being […]

Windows Server 2012 Core for dummies

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.

Guide to ChangeServerId says mostly harmless

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 […]