Correcting Connection and Configuration Procedures

Visual Studio 2008

This section provides links to step-by-step information about how to correct configuration elements that can interfere with connection and access to services for Team Foundation.

Configuration problems that are associated with accessing Web sites or Web services

How to: Restart a Service and Set it to Start Automatically

Lists the Team Foundation and SQL Server services that must be running. Also describes how to restart a service and set it to start automatically.

How to: Verify or Correct the IIS Configuration for an Application Pool

Describes how to restart an application pool and change the identity that is assigned to it.

How to: Verify or Correct the IIS Configuration for a Web Site or Virtual Directory

Describes how to verify or change the Internet Information Services (IIS) properties for a Web site or virtual directory.

How to: Verify or Correct the Services Web.config File Properties

Describes how to verify and remove namespace information or an impersonation attribute from a Web.config file.

How to: Verify or Correct Port Assignments

Describes how to verify or correct port binding assignments made to Team Foundation Web sites or to verify or correct port assignments made to Team Foundation services in Windows Firewall.

How to: Verify or Correct Server Binding Assignments

Describes how to verify or correct server binding assignments made to Web sites for Team Foundation.

How to: Verify or Correct IP Address and Domain Name Restrictions

Describes how to verify or remove restrictions to Web sites for Team Foundation based on IP address or domain name.

How to: Change the BypassProxyOnLocal Configuration

Describes how to use the registry to specify whether clients of Team Foundation should bypass the proxy server.

How to: Restore a Missing Web.config File

Describes how to restore a Web.config file that has been renamed or deleted.

How to: Verify or Correct the Status of Web Service Extensions

Describes how to verify or change the status of the Web Service Extensions that Team Foundation requires.

How to: Configure a Network Adapter to Automatically Adjust Speed

Describes how to enable "autosense mode" or "auto-negotiation" on a network adapter.

Configuration problems that are associated with the data-tier server

How to: Verify a Connection to the Database Server

Describes how to verify that all SQL Server services are running on the data-tier server and that the connection settings are correctly configured.

How to: Enable the TCP/IP Protocol for a Database Instance

Describes how to enable the TCP/IP protocol to support remote connections, which are required in a dual-server deployment of Visual Studio Team System Team Foundation Server.

How to: Correct the Data-tier Name Configuration

Describes how to determine the server name that is stored in the tbl_database table of the TfsIntegration database and how to change the data source name that is defined in the Services Web.config file.

How to: Correct the Instance ID for a Database

Describes how to ensure that the instance IDs for TFSBuild, TFSIntegration, and TFSVersionControl match, as Team Foundation Server requires.

How to: Correct the Database Configuration

Describes how to correct the configuration of a database for Team Foundation if it is set to offline or configured to restrict access.

How to: Restore Missing or Changed Stored Procedures

Describes how to repair the database for Team Foundation if stored procedures are missing or have been changed. 

Configuration problems that are associated with SharePoint Products and Technologies

How to: Retrieve and Restore Missing Site Templates

Describes how to retrieve and restore process templates that are missing from SharePoint Products and Technologies.

How to: Repair the Content Database

Describes how to remove and re-add the content database for SharePoint Products and Technologies if the database has been renamed or contains data that does not match the number of sites in the site tables in the TFS_Config_TFS database.

How to: Change the NTAuthenticationProviders Metabase Property

Describes how to reset the network authentication protocol to NTLM for Team Foundation Web sites.

How to: Determine Whether the Web Site for Team Foundation Server Has Been Extended

Describes how to determine whether the Web Site for Team Foundation Server has been extended in SharePoint Products and Technologies.

How to: Unextend the Team Foundation Server Web Site

Describes how to unextend the Web Site for Team Foundation Server that has been extended in SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Configuration problems that are associated with security permissions

How to: Change the Access Control List Permissions for a Directory

Describes how to verify or correct the permissions for a directory. The built-in users group must have Read, List, and Read & Execute permissions for each Web site directory and virtual directory on which Team Foundation relies.

How to: Change the Security Permissions for the MachineKeys Directory

Describes how to change the permissions for the MachineKeys directory, to which the service account for Team Foundation needs full access.

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