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Extend Visual Studio Web Test framework to extract JSon value

Previous post hinted about how Visual Studio Web Test framework can be used to perform Service/API level tests. These type of tests will come handy to gain more coverage, hit those end points that your GUI hits but without depending on the GUI, drive end-end or system tests with data mix combinations etc… 230 more words

Test Automation Pyramid and TFS

In last post, there was a little bit of grousing about Test Automation, need for approaching it strategically and side effects if Test Automation == GUI automation. 152 more words


Understanding Action for state transition in Details

In this blog series I will explain TFS Process Customization in details, I will try to explain what happen behind the scene, show common errors that happen when we perform customization and answer many questions that could come for anyone perform TFS Process Customization, this series consist of following parts: 631 more words


TF400618: The reporting type of field in work item type conflicts with the reporting type of the existing field.

When I upgrade a server from TFS 2010 to TFS2013 I faced the following error

There are no process templates available with valid configuration settings for this team project. 82 more words


How to add an account to Service Accounts Group in TFS?

When I start working with TFS Integration Platform, I face the following error:

Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Migration.Tfs2010WitAdapter.PermissionException: TFS WIT bypass-rule submission is enabled. However, the migration service account 'Radwan' is not in the Service Accounts Group on server 
 at Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Migration.Tfs2010WitAdapter.TfsCore.CheckBypassRulePermission()
 at Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Migration.Tfs2010WitAdapter.TfsWITMigrationProvider.InitializeTfsClient()
 at Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Migration.Tfs2010WitAdapter.TfsWITMigrationProvider.InitializeClient()
 at Microsoft.TeamFoundation.Migration.Toolkit.MigrationEngine.Initialize(Int32 sessionRunId) 139 more words

Do I need to remove Lab Management from a Collection when I Upgrade?

This is really a very important question, so the answer depends on some conditions, if you are upgrading to a different domain or if you will use a different SCVMM (System Center Virtual Machine Manager), you must delete the resources that are used by Lab Management from the collection database, this include virtual machines, templates, team project host groups, and team project library shares, otherwise you will keep them. 96 more words


Can't keep cloned projects in both collections (original and cloned)

Sometimes you may want to clone your collection for many reason, we can use the following command:

C:\Program Files\Microsoft Team Foundation Server 12.0\
Tools>tfsconfig collection /attach /collectionName:ClonedFabrikam
collectionDB:vsalm\SQLExpress;TFS_FabrikamFiberCollection /clone
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