I was recently confronted by someone building a TFS template for a client that had an interesting business rule they had to support. They needed to be able to allow only the creator of the Work Item to edit or make changes to it once it was created. There is a lot of magic you… Continue reading Making a work item only editable by its creator in TFS 2010
I have seen a number of questions out there around troubleshooting a broken data tier in TFS 2010 in cases where the application tier appears to be working correctly, but the whole system is down because the AT can no longer reach the core databases. Here are the steps I have gone through to resolve… Continue reading Troubleshooting a Broken TFS Data Tier
Managing permissions can be frustrating. Managing them in TFS 2010 can be a nightmare! Permissions for each of the three tiers (TFS Application Tier, the Reporting Server, and the SharePoint Portal) each having different authorization management tools and settings makes configuration more painful than even the average masochist is willing to sign up for. Even worse is… Continue reading The TFS 2010 Admin Tool is Finally Here!