Meaning of AcceptYours,AcceptTheirs and AcceptMerge during merge conflicts

by XDK 18. February 2016 09:13

Explanation:

AcceptYours - Local version is to be used for merge
AcceptTheirs - Server version is to be used for merge
AcceptMerge - Resolve conflict by doing manual merge

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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2012 | TFS 2013 | TFS 2015

Unable to use or share the workspace created using Visual Studio 2012 or higher versions in Visual Studio 2010.

by XDK 5. February 2016 11:57

Explanation:

Visual Studio 2010 can't use the local workspaces created using Visual Studio 2012 or higher versions. The local workspace feature was introduced starting Visual Studio 2012.

Solution:

Create the workspace using Visual Studio 2010 to share or use the same workspace across Visual Studio 2010 and higher versions.

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MIssing "Find by Status" and "Find by Wildcard" in Source Control Explorer

by XDK 11. January 2016 12:49

Solution:

"Find by Status" and "Find by Wildcard" plug-ins are from TFS power tools. You need to install TFS power tools to gain access to "Find by Status" and "Find by Wildcard" menus.

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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2012 | TFS 2013 | TFS 2015 | Visual Studio 2010 | Visual Studio 2012 | Visual Studio 2013 | Visual Studio 2015

TF400917 : The current configuration is not valid for this feature.

by XDK 31. December 2015 09:09

Exception:

Explanation:

The “Bug on the Backlog” feature is invalid for the projects that uses scrum process template. Bugs have always been on the backlog for scrum teams. This feature will be enabled or valid only for the projects created using MSF Agile and MSF CMMI process templates.

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Azure DevOps on-premises | TFS 2013

How to remove lab management information from TFS?

by XDK 23. December 2015 22:08

Solution:

Execute the following SQL script on the Tfs_Configuration database to remove the SCVMM setting:

Update [Tfs_Configuration].dbo.tbl_RegistryItems set RegValue = ' ' where ChildItem like 'VmmServerName%'
Update [Tfs_Configuration].dbo.tbl_RegistryItems set RegValue = ' ' where ChildItem like 'DnsSuffix%'
Update [Tfs_Configuration].dbo.tbl_RegistryItems set RegValue = ' ' where ChildItem like 'IPBlock%'

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