Team Foundation Backup Plan Not Working in Administration Console

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

Tweet Today I came to a customer for consulting and the customer told me that there is no Backups for TFS. So right away I told him this is very important and let’s create a Backup Plan for TFS. How To: Create TFS 2010 Backup Plan Problem So I’ve download TFS 2010 Power Tools, Install, Open TFS Administration Console, Click “Create Backup Plan” and Nothing happens. So I’ve started to investigate and saw some errors in TFS Event Log, of course I saw “Object reference not set to an instance of an object” and didn’t understand the problem. Process finished: fileName=C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft...

Team Foundation Server Power Tools December 2011

Friday, December 16, 2011

Tweet Read the full article from Brian’s Harry Download –> Team Foundation Server 2010 Power Tools Power Tools Come to Eclipse We are completely committed to ensuring that developers outside of Visual Studio have great access to TFS and that includes bringing Power Tools to these developers when appropriate.  Today we made a new Power Tool download available as an Eclipse update site. 64-bit MSSCCI Support We also made the one of our most significant updates to the MSSCCI provider for TFS 2010 in...

Test Scribe – Developer Guide

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Tweet Couple of days ago I wrote about How To Change Test Scribe Template since than I got plenty of emails on that subject asking me to supply more and more information about changing Test Scribe Template. Many people thinks that: “The output generated by Test Scribe is not customizable in this release.” But this is not fully correct, you can change the Test Scribe template but this will require couple of hacks….. But possible I recommend you to read the How To Change Test Scribe Template article to understand what...

Code Metrics From The Command Line – Power Tools

Sunday, February 6, 2011

Code Metrics From The Command Line - Power Tools In my last post I’ve talked about What is Code Metrics in Visual Studio, and how Code Metrics will allow you to monitor you code to find those un-maintainable and complex hotspots “Microsoft just release a command line because many customers are looking for a way to generate code metrics information as part of their build process. In this way, the complexity associated with assemblies coming out of your nightly builds could potentially be tracked and examined over time, which is where I think information like this is...

How To: Create TFS 2010 Backup Plan

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

How To: Create TFS 2010 Backup Plan In my last post I wrote about Sept 2010 TFS Power Tools Release Available, this post will go though the steps in order to create TFS 2010 Backup plan from the “Team Foundation Server Administration Console”. Open “Team Foundation Server Administration Console” Navigate to TFS 2010 installation folder (“C:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 2010\Tools”) and run “TfsMgmt.exe”, this will open the Mgmt Console. Click on “Team Foundation Backups” and “Create Backup Plan” Choose the backup Network drop location and the retention (how...

Sept 2010 TFS Power Tools Release Available

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Sept 2010 TFS Power Tools Release Available  Brian Harry Just post regarding a new release of TFS Power Tools, this release of Power Tools also contains large number of bug fixes also mentioned in Brian’s Blog. You find the download for the latest version of the Power Tools here: TFS Power Tools Cross Platform Build Extensions MSSCCI Provider (no updates this release) As with the previous release, these require a TFS 2010 client.  If you want Power Tools with a previous TFS client, you will...

Visual Studio Productivity Power Tools Updated

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Visual Studio Productivity Power Tools Updated Microsoft just released an update for the very popular Visual Studio Productivity Power Tools. Visual Studio Gallery Brian Harry Post Tools Options Support The number one feature request by far has been the ability to turn off the individual extensions in the Productivity Power Tools.  In this release, we’ve added an extension which adds a category to Tools Options which allows you to toggle the extensions on/off and provides a single place to find the options for a particular extension....

Team System 2005 Service Pack 1 Forward Compatibility is now available!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Team System 2005 Service Pack 1 Forward Compatibility is now available! This is an update for the 2005 SP1 version of Visual Studio Team System Team Explorer and allows the 2005 SP1 version to work with the Team Foundation Server 2010. The update will allow teams to move forward and use the Team Foundation Server 2010 server even if part of the team continues to use the Team Explorer 2005 SP1 client. IMPORTANT The Visual Studio 2005 SP1 is a required prerequisite to install this update. If you plan on...

TFS 2010 RC Power Tools are Available!

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

TFS 2010 RC Power Tools are Available! Brain Harry just post that Power Tools for TFS RC are available for download from here: Power Tools MSSCCI Provider Please make sure you uninstall any previous VS 2010 versions of the Power Tools before installing these.  They should work side by side with the VS 2008 Power Tools though. Full Post

TFS 2010 Power Tools are Available

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

TFS 2010 Power Tools are Available Brian Harry just post the TFS 2010 Power tools are now available for public use. 1. TFS MSSCCI Provider: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/f959ea32-5ac3-424a-a709-5001a158ebe8 2. TFPT: http://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/0e69a28f-020c-488b-80b3-f4c89a20621d   View Full Post