I can't access app.config from my web test plug in

Problem:  I want to read the connection strings from my app.config of my Web Test Project but it never loads.  Solution:  Use the Configuration Manager OpenMappedExeConfiguration call to load the app.config file.  Code:  // Map the new configuration file.ExeConfiguratio... [More]

How to configure a search server for SharePoint 2010

If you would like to be able to search your TFS Project Portal you must enable a Microsoft SharePoint Foundation Search Service.  This process is for SharePoint 2010 that is installed by TFS during the configuration. Open a command prompt and change to the following directory: C:\Prog... [More]

Team Foundation Build Configuration - HTTP code 500

Problem:  After adding host headers to my TFS Website in IIS my build server fails to connect with the following error:   Solution: Add multipleSiteBindingsEnabled=true  to the serviceHostingEnvironment element in the C:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 11.0\Applicat... [More]

I exceeded the maximum size for upload in SharePoint

Problem: I get a size limit error when I try to upload a document to SharePoint. Solution: By default the maximum size is set to 50 MB. We simply need to increase the acceptable file size. Explanation: In Central Administration, in Application Management, click Manage web applications. Selec... [More]

How to connect Office 2003 to TFS 2012

Problem: Team Explorer 2012 does not integrate with Office 2003. Solution: Install Team Explorer 2008, Visual Studio 2008 SP1 and 2008 Compatibility Update. Explanation: This procedure will also work to get Visual Studio 2008 connected to TFS 2012. If you open Excel 2003 after installing Te... [More]

I get an error trying to run reports on TFS2012 install

Problem: I get the following error when I attempt to view reports: An error has occurred during report processing. (rsProcessingAborted)Cannot impersonate user for data source 'TfsReportDS'. (rsErrorImpersonatingUser)Log on failed. Ensure the user name and password are correct. (rsLogonFailed)For ... [More]