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Known Issues with the Backup/Restore Power Tool

The Backup/Restore Power Tool we shipped in the most recent Power Tools release was an ambitious project.  It’s one of the larger and more involved Power Tools we’ve ever shipped.  We knew that despite the fact that we did a fair amount of testing and MVP pre-viewing, it would inevitably ship with some undiscovered issues...
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Known Issues with the Backup/Restore Power Tool

The Backup/Restore Power Tool we shipped in the most recent Power Tools release was an ambitious project.  It’s one of the larger and more involved Power Tools we’ve ever shipped.  We knew that despite the fact that we did a fair amount of testing and MVP pre-viewing, it would inevitably ship with some undiscovered issues...
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Security Vulnerability Patch Available

Last week, I blogged about an ASP.NET security vulnerability that affected TFS: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/bharry/archive/2010/09/23/security-vulnerability.aspx Yesterday, the ASP.NET team released a patch to fix the vulnerability: http://weblogs.asp.net/scottgu/archive/2010/09/28/asp-net-security-update-now-available.aspx You can install the ...
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ALM Summit in Redmond – Nov 16 – 18

This fall we will be holding an ALM Summit from November 16 to 18 on the Microsoft Campus in Redmond, Washington. The summit will bring industry leaders in application lifecycle management together with leading companies focused on using ALM to improve how their engineering and R&D resources deliver value and competitive advantage.  ...

Case Study on TFS 2010 and CodePlex

We've published a case study on our experiences of transitioning CodePlex from TFS 2008 to TFS 2010.  There were some pretty substantial benefits.  If you find yourself using some kind of shared TFS service and are contemplating upgrading to TFS 2010, I recommend you check it out. http://www.microsoft.com/casestudies/...
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Update on backing up TFS with Sharepoint

A few weeks ago we released a new Power Tool to help you with backing up your TFS server.  I blogged about it, including how you can backup Sharepoint and Reporting Services as well.  Someone asked me if we had verified with the Sharepoint team that the transaction marking we do doesn't invalidate Sharepoint supportability.  The...
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Security Vulnerability

On Friday, a security researcher unveiled a new attack vector against ASP.NET applications.  You can read more about it on Scott's blog or on the Microsoft Security Advisory.  Because TFS is based on ASP.NET, it is affected by the vulnerability.  The ASP.NET team is working hard on a fix and assures me a patch will be available ...
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Security Vulnerability

On Friday, a security researcher unveiled a new attack vector against ASP.NET applications.  You can read more about it on Scott's blog or on the Microsoft Security Advisory.  Because TFS is based on ASP.NET, it is affected by the vulnerability.  The ASP.NET team is working hard on a fix and assures me a patch will be available ...
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A TFS 2010 Task Board from AIT

AIT, in Germany, has just released a Beta of a new task board that works with TFS 2010.  It is process template agnostic and looks very cool.  Check it out: www.aitgmbh.de/index.php...
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In India this week

I just got to Bangalore a few hours ago and will be going to Hyderabad in a couple of days.  I can tell you that the ~24 hours of flying to get here has been exhausting.  It's early morning here but bed time at home.  I left Friday evening and arrived Sunday morning.  It's my first time to India.  Unfortunately, it's ...