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  • When checking an item into source control you have the ability to associate a WI with that change set.  If you choose to do so there are two options, Resolve and Associate.  If you select Resolved the WI state will advance to the next state.
  • Fully process the TFS warehouse
  • Team Explorer blank ( missing server or lost network connection )
    • Delete the cache folder @
      • C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data\Microsoft\VisualStudio\8.0\Portfolio Explorer
      • C:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Team Foundation\1.0
  • Tools to modify WIT
    • WitExport.exe, WitImport.exe, WitFields.exe
    • These are found @ c:\ProgramFiles\Microsoft Visual Studio 8\Common7\IDE\PrivateAssemblies\
  • Change the TFS warehouse run interval
  • Secure a WIT transistion
    • <TRANSITION from="State 1" to="State 2"
         for="[global]\StateChangers"
         not="[global]\GroupThatsRestrictedStateChanges" >

  • Drivers required to create adhoc Excel reports against the TFS Analysis Services.  Install Microsoft Core XML Services (MSXML) 6.0 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services 9.0 OLE DB Provider from the SQL Server 2005 Feature Pack

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Robert McLaws MSBuild Compatibility Toolkit 1.0

Nagaraju Palla's Building binaries targeting .NET 1.1 and .NET 1.0 in TeamBuild

Khushboo's CI using Team Foundation Build 

 
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