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TFS 2015 has almost reached RTM! If you upgrade to CTP2, you’ll see a ton of new features, not least of which are significant backlog and board improvements, the identity control, Team Project rename, expanded features for Basic users, the new Build Engine, PRs and policies for Git repos and more. Because of the schema changes required for Team Project rename, this update can take a while. If you ...
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Recently while working at a customer, we configured mail alerts for TFS. We checked that the SMTP server was correct and that we could send mail from the application tiers – everything looked correct, but still there were no mails. In the event log, we found this “helpful” error (note the sarcasm): ResultMessage : Job extension had an unhandled error: System.Exception: TF50299: The value named ...
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Most posts about load balancing TFS Application Tiers using NLB use either physical servers or Hyper-V virtual servers. So you would think that you can do the same using VMWare for the Application Tiers, right? Wrong. NLB doesn’t play nicely with VMWare out-of-the-box – actually, it’s the virtual switches that are problematic. The details have to do with port-flooding and RARP packets when you ...