29 February 2008

TFS 2008 Setup/Admin FAQ

A new forum post has been added to the Team Foundation Server - Setup forum titled TFS 2008 Setup and Administration FAQs.  The intent of this forum post is to deliver commonly asked questions and answers relating to the setup, configuration, and administration of Team Foundation Server 2008.  The post has been "pinned" to the top of the forum so it's easy to find.

Here is a list of questions that are answered in the post as of the time of this writing:

  • When installing a new Team Foundation Server, is there a way to use an existing SharePoint Web Application?
  • When creating a new TFS Project, is there a way to use an existing SharePoint site collection?
  • When creating a new TFS Project, is there a way to create a sub-site under an existing SharePoint site collection?
  • Why is it important to uninstall Team Foundation Server 2008 beta releases prior to installing Team Foundation Server 2008 RTM release?
  • Why is it important to uninstall Team Foundation Server 2005 from the data-tier server prior to installing Team Foundation Server 2008 in a dual-server configuration?
  • Is Team Foundation Server 2008 supported on Windows Server 2008?
  • Is Team Foundation Server 2005 supported on Windows Server 2008?
  • Is Team Explorer 2005 compatible with Team Foundation Server 2008?
  • Is Team Build 2005 supported on Windows Server 2008?

See the post for answers to the above questions and be sure to bookmark the site as it's surely going to grow.

Also, while you're there, check out the other post that's "pinned" just below the FAQ - TFS/Team Explorer 2008 Troubleshooting Guide.  This post contains some good tips and workarounds.