After changing the area path when trying to run tests from test manager, the following error is produced :
You cannot run the selected test. The structure path Team Project Collection/ Project(e.g. for an instance in this case,Blemain.Net IT Projects\RFC508 September is not valid. The following is the detailed description with screenshots:
The area path of the test is as follows (when viewing this through team viewer/visual studio, this appears correct):
Please find the steps below to force re-sync all CSS info:
To force sync again, the following steps are needed.
1. Take backup of the following tables just in case
2. Stop the application tier (iisreset /stop)
3. Run the following query against the project collection database
4. Start the application tier (iisreset /start) or AppPool start. In case it works, it would be good if you can share the above 4 tables before and after re-sync to help understand the issue better.
As you can see, there is a small downtime for the AT, so you need to plan accordingly. Also, if there are multiple AT’s, all of them need to be restarted.
Content developed by: Nitish Nagpal Content reviewed by: Teodora Stanev