Buck Hodges

Azure DevOps (formerly VSTS and Team Foundation Server)

Upgraded

The dogfood system is now based on the July CTP (it's nearly the same).  Surprisingly, we had to fix the NIC setting on the production dogfood server.  This time we knew where to look when we saw terrible data transfer rates from the server.  Rather than being explicitly set to half duplex, it was set to auto.  However, it ...

Alert settings

Occasionally, the question about how to configure, after installation, the alert email SMTP server and from address setting have come up in the Team Foundation forum.  Alerts are emails that are sent when a check-in occurs in the Team Project you specify, or a work item assigned to you changes.  Users can sign up for alerts by ...

Changeset milestones in dogfood

John Lawrence has posted dogfood usage stats in the past.  I took a look at the changeset "milestones" today.  The rate of changesets being created has certainly increased as more users have been added to the system.To get the latest changeset, you can run h changeset /latest or h changeset /latest /i if you don't want the ...

Info on the upcoming July CTP

We're still ironing out a few more wrinkles in preparation for the dogfood upgrade, but I wanted to go let folks know that it's going to require two server machines to install.  With beta 2 we had a setup that would allow you to install it all on a single machine, which was great for getting a system set up for evaluation.  ...

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