IIS Certificate Authentication for Windows 7 and Vista

In order to support the new security features of Windows 7/ Vista, Microsoft has made fundamental changes to the certificate web enrollment process that Windows Certificate Services uses to provide certificates to end users. In the past, Xenroll was the process that was responsible for the assignment and processing of certificate requests through the web… Continue reading IIS Certificate Authentication for Windows 7 and Vista

Top 8 Mistakes Implementing Agile Methodologies

Agile development practices have been around for years and there seem to be evolutionary new flavors introduced almost daily.  As a testament to its mainstream appeal, even PMI is releasing an Agile certification, opening the floodgates to an organization that has long been seen as the keeper of the Waterfall keys. As more and more… Continue reading Top 8 Mistakes Implementing Agile Methodologies

When to create a new Project Collection

One of the greatest features for TFS 2010 is the ability to create new project collections in the TFS system.  This gives you the ability to separate projects into logical collections and manage them as individual groupings which can be a huge benefit.  There are, however, some things you should consider when creating collections. The… Continue reading When to create a new Project Collection

TFS Service Authentication (TF30063)

I have some custom and third-party services (SFTS: Scrum for Team System) attached to my TFS 2010 server and began to get the following error in the event logs as the services failed. Error: ‘TeamFoundationServerUnauthorizedException’ TF30063: You are not authorized to access http://%5BSERVER URL]:8080/tfs/[COLLECTION NAME].      at Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client.TfsConnection.ThrowAuthorizationException(Exception e)      at Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Client.TfsConnection.UseCredentialsProviderOnFailure(Action action)      at… Continue reading TFS Service Authentication (TF30063)