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  • Blog Post: How to: Migrate a Partial History Using Archives in Visual SourceSafe

    If you are migrating sources from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation source control and do not want to migrate all of the history stored in Visual SourceSafe , you can migrate the history after a specific date using the archive feature in Visual SourceSafe . Caution ...
  • Blog Post: Casing is not preserved in Beta3 during migration

    Due to a bug in VSS Converter code the casing of the file and folder name is not preserved during migration. We have fixed the problem in current branch. It is not possible for us to provide the fix of above issue on top of Beta3 bits. The issue is fixed in December CTP bits.
  • Blog Post: Approx migration time

    We have generally noticed that VSS converter takes approx. 0.123+ sec per action. Hence you can roughly estimate the migration time after analysis phase. You will get the number of actions analyzed in the analysis report. Please note that migration time depends number of actions, the machine configuration...
  • Blog Post: Post migration tip from a seasoned player

    After migrating source control successfully, you should verify that the sources have been migrated to Team Foundation source control. After a successful migration, you should see whether there are differences between the latest versions of files and folders in Visual SourceSafe to the latest versions...
  • Blog Post: Walkthrough: Preparing to Migrate from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation

    Visual Studio Team System Walkthrough: Preparing to Migrate from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation The Team Foundation Visual SourceSafe converter tool transfers files, folders, version history, and user information from a Visual SourceSafe (VSS) database to a Team Foundation source control...
  • Blog Post: Walkthrough: Migrating from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation

    Visual Studio Team System Walkthrough: Migrating from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation This walkthrough describes how to migrate from Visual SourceSafe to Team Foundation using the VSS converter tool, VSSConverter.exe. If you have not already done so, see Walkthrough: Preparing to Migrate...
  • Blog Post: Beta3 Issues with VSS Converter

    1. The migration of a large VSS DB completely with years of history may take many days to complete. The migration of a large VSS DB completely with years of history may take many days to complete. It is also observed that migration slows done after 2-3 days of migration. Hence there is a possibility...
  • Blog Post: Step by Step: Migration process from VSS to Team Foundation

    VSS Converter is improved a lot in terms of quality since Beta2. Though we still have some issues with VSS, it can migrate the sources from VSS to Team foundation quiet reliably. We have not added much features to VSS Converter. Based on our experience I am going to explain you step-by-step process of...
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