TF900560: Could not start build: The file exists.

by XDK 25. June 2013 14:43

Explanation:

TFS2012 server process the build request but the build controller fails.

Workaround:

Reimaged the build controller,Since the controller was not responding to any command and also TFS admin console crashed.

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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2010 | TFS 2012

TF215097: An error occurred while initializing a build for build definition <Build Definition Name> rootArgumentValues

by XDK 25. June 2013 14:27

Error:

The values provided for the root activity's arguments did not satisfy the root activity's requirements: ''Build Parameter':
The following keys from the input dictionary do not map to arguments and must be removed: <Parameter Name>. 
Please note that argument names are case sensitive. Parameter name: rootArgumentValues

Explanation:

The error appears when the build parameter is removed from the template template and still avaiable in the build tables.

The table tbl_BuildDefinition contains all information for a build definition. ProcessParameters column will contains the build parameter details

Solution:

Refresh the build definition and save it. In the process tab, there is a Refresh button that will reload the build definition and the process template and synchronize them

 

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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2010 | TFS 2012

TF215104: Failed to stop build 23649: it did not respond to a workflow cancellation request.

by XDK 24. June 2013 07:23

ERROR

"Run On Agent (reserved build agent <Agent1>). There was no endpoint listening at <TFS url> that could accept the message. This is often caused by an incorrect address or SOAP action. See InnerException, if present, for more details.Cannot stop the build. Details: Operation did not complete in 00:01:00. (After trying to stop the build) TF215104: Failed to stop build 23649: it did not respond to a workflow cancellation request."

Solution

1) Identify and Remove the queued builds data from dbo.tbl_BuildQueue table in the Tfs_CollectionName database.

select * from dbo.tbl_BuildQueue
delete from dbo.tbl_BuildQueue where QueueID = 'ID'

2) Remove the build agent from the controller

Identify the build agent and note the value of ReservationId and AgentId.
SELECT * FROM tbl_BuildAgent

DELETE FROM tbl_BuildAgentReservation WHERE ReservationId = [ReservationId]
UPDATE tbl_BuildAgent SET ReservationId = NULL WHERE AgentId = [AgentId].

Remove the Build Agent from TFS Admin Console.

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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2010

tf400731: Only one Catalog resource of type 'Project Portal' can exist under 'Team Project'.

by XDK 20. June 2013 13:14

Solution:

1. Remove the existing portal setting for team project as shown in the screenshort
2. Execute the following command to create a team project site

TFPT.EXE addprojectportal /collection:http://<server>:<port>/tfs/<TeamProjectCollection>

* /teamproject:<TeamProject> /processtemplate:"Microsoft Visual Studio Scrum 2.2"

 

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SharePoint | TFS 2010 | TFS 2012

TF250061: The following site could not be attached to Team Foundation Server: The site is already associated with a team project on an installation of Team Foundation Server with a different ID.

by XDK 20. June 2013 05:19

Explanation:

I had this problem when I migrated TFS 2010 collection to TFS 2012 instance and having the collection online on both TFS 2010 and TFS 2012 instances in parallel.

Solution:

To fix the problem, you need to disable the team project portal links either on TFS 2010 or TFS 2012 collection --> Team projects and run the SharePoint repair on the APP TIER using TFS administration console.

 Following are the steps I followed to fix the error in TFS 2012 instance

1. Open Team Explorer in Visual Studio --> Connect to TFS 2010 instance --> Select the team project that needs the fix --> goto "Portal Settings" --> Unchecked the "Enable Team Project Portal checkbox" --> click OK

 

 

2. Login to TFS 2012 App Tier --> Open TFS Administration console --> Select "Share Point Web Applications" --> Select the SharePoint URL --> click "Repair Connection" --> Repair option

All the permissions and connections to the team projects Share point sites should succeed.

(Optional)

3. Login to TFS 2010 App Tier --> Open TFS Administration console --> Select "Share Point Web Applications" --> Select the SharePoint URL --> click "Repair Connection" --> Repair option

All the permissions and connections to the team projects Share point sites should succeed.

 

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SharePoint | TFS 2010 | TFS 2012

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My name is Xavier Dilip Kumar Jayaraj having 13+ years of IT experience which includes solid experience and depth Knowledge in Application Life Cycle Management, Configuration Management, Implementation and Support using TFS on-premises and Azure DevOps. I have invested in gaining DevOps knowledege to expertise with Cloud Computing providers namely Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services in recent years. I am very positive to learn and adapt emerging technologies to client’s environment.

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