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  1. TFS unattended setup

    Today it is possible to run tfs_server.exe unattended using the /quiet option, but there is no way to specify a different installation path.

    See http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/8baf0b26-8c79-4d3d-b58f-e36c98b48c91/automate-upgrade-of-tfs-build-servers-on-custom-directory?forum=tfsadmin

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      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • TFService - Full backup of the repositories and restore to an on-premises installation

      My organization would love to switch from our TFServer to the TFService but their is one big restriction that is stopping us, the leg of making full backups to on-premises installation in case of emergency.

      26 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support changing the client side vendor id (option 43) in DHCP.

        Support changing the client side vendor id (option 43) in DHCP.
        It is currently hardcoded to "MSFT 5.0".
        It is not up to you to specify the vendor id of our product.
        The vendor id should be overrideable.

        3 votes
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          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow for async TestInitialize method in mstest

          Currently, having an async TestInitialize method results in an invalid signature exception.

          13 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Visual Studio Test and Lab Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • append js when adding a new javascript file

            When right-clicking and selecting new Javascript file a dialog is displayed that asks for the file name.

            The IDE should append .js to the filename if no extension is provided by the user

            3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Digests of e-mail alerts

              I would like for there to be an option in TFS to for "Digests" of alerts - so that a busy team members could get a digest of activity over a period of time, instead of seeing an email generated every time that a colleague changes a work item.

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                0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Goto actual file from Team Explorer

                For an opened project with pending changes make a "go to a file" feature like it works for Solution Explorer. A user will be able to get file by clicking on file from Team Explorer.

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                  0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide new version MSDN document for tf command

                  I find that not all MSDN articles have a new version. For example, there's no 2012 or 2013 versions documents for TF command. I know that maybe there's no new version documents released if the feature/tool not changed in new product, however, I think it's better if corresponding new version document available.

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                    0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add AddressSanitizer a la Clang.

                    Basically instrument allocations, reads and writes to catch memory scribbles at word granularity.

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                      1 comment  ·  Languages - C++  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make Intellisence be sorted

                        Make IntelliSence be sorted by type/alphabet order or press small icons below IntelliSenc and show only methods or classes and etc in IntelliSence

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                          0 comments  ·  Visual Studio Ultimate  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Please provide exporting the Code Analysis report to excel in Visual Studio

                          Please provide feature to export the Code Analysis report to Excel in Visual Studio. This feature was available in Visual Studio 2010. The feature was very useful for managing, planning and reporting of code analysis issues.

                          9 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Diagnostics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Allow applications to be renamed by no longer tieing the monitoring configuration to the application name

                            As an Application Insights user I want to be able to rename my applications in Application Insights without having to reconfigure my monitoring.

                            When using the Microsoft Monitoring Agent, the application name is either the Virtual Site/Virtual Application, or an override specified when configuring the MMA. If I want to rename my application, I would have to reconfigure MMA, and I would loose all existing telemetry.

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                              1 comment  ·  Application Insights  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improvements

                              When you click on a project and select Debug->Start New Instance, there shoul also be a way to run without debug there.

                              Also there should be an option "Locate in Windows Explorer" FOR EVERY item in the project tree.

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                                0 comments  ·  IDE  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • SqlServer Compact Integrated With SSDT

                                Please integrated sql server compact in visual studio 2013 with sql server data tools(ssdt) to modify sql server compact, with one tools manipulate all sql server and sql server compact databases.

                                43 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Database Projects  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow WIT Editing for VSOnline

                                  I would like to store a couple of extra fields on a bug WIT. To do this I would like to add two extra fields to the WIT. Currently VSOnline (team foundation service) does not allow this.

                                  5 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Restrict user's view of Project-level information in VS Online (provide finer grained permissions)

                                    When implementing a single Team Project with multiple sub-projects as is often recommended by TFS experts, I can control visibility of work items and source control folders but I cannot control visibility of iterations, teams, groups, and members. The minimum PROJECT-LEVEL permission I can give to a user is "View project-level information" (or GENERIC_READ at command line). Without this a user gets a 500 error trying to access any work Area. With it they can view all the information above. By viewing the membership of other users any user can also see the groups defined in other Team Projects. This…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Team Foundation Server  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Visual studio Online for indie developers

                                      Few days ago i saw that you are running visual studio on claud, and i really like that, but for now Microsoft doesnot support indie developers. Yes there is free Express version but it doesnot support resharper so i would suggest if its possible to add licences for indie developers with professional edition and lets for 1-2 users, because now there is license but volume is up to 10 users and in my case is useless but i would really like to use it at home for my private projects

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                                        0 comments  ·  Cloud  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Create query charts for other query types

                                        We really love the new chart queries in TFS2013, but it would be great if we could drill down further and create charts using the direct links and tree query types as well.

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