Feb 22

Error Unable to determine the workspace TF.exe Shelve

When you are trying to use TF.exe to shelve pending changes using command line tool, you got this error:
Unable to determine the workspace. You may be able to correct this by running ‘tf workspaces /collection:TeamProjectCollectionUrl’. 

To solve this issue map workspace local folder path when you are trying to shelve it and it will work.

Feb 22

Shelve and Unshelve Changes in TFS 2010

Actually Shelving/ Unshelving is one of many great features for TFS version control. In this post i will show you haw to use this option in team explorer.
Shelving enable user to store pending changes in user workspace, you could share you code or move the source code to other machine or use it in code review process before you check in your code. Continue reading

Feb 20

No matching items found in version control in your workspace, or you do not have permission to access them

Many TFS version control got the error below when they do a checkout folder. The first thing you will do is to ask the TFS administrator to give you a sufficient permission to do you operation.Make sure you have permission to that folder and make sure the folder is not empty and contains at least one single file, since you cannot checkout an empty folder in TFS version control.

Jan 18

Remove User Security Permissions from TFS

  • Before going to this, make sure you remove all user pending changes from TFS version control [last post]
  • List all application groups, using TF SECURITY [tfssecurity /im n:[user ID] / /collection:http://[servername]:8080/tfs/[CollectionName]]
  • If you got [Error: The identity cannot be resolved that means (User not exists in TFS or User already deleted).
  • Remove application group : [tfssecurity /g Continue reading
Jan 18

Remove Version Control Pending Changes from TFS 2010

Every time when any user leave the IT department there are steps to remove pending changes and security permission from TFS version control. Below is the steps to remove any user changes and groups security permissions. Continue reading

Jan 15

Set TFS permission using Microsoft Outlook

The purpose for this post is to give step by step instructions to get user control TFS version control from outlook email, This is not intended just connect to version control; it is a way to connect to TFS while you are not available in your office, in my case I need to control giving TFS permissions from outside my office.

TFS Service Continue reading