Which versions to install on windows Server 2012

Topics: For TFSAdmin Developers, For TFSAdmin Users
Apr 11, 2016 at 5:00 PM
Edited Apr 15, 2016 at 1:02 PM
I have v2.1 working on win2003 connecting to TFS2010 working fine. I am upgrading my server to win 2012 but I don't seem to be able to get any of the versions working. Initially tried to replicate my working setup from 2003. That did not work so I have tried 2.2 with team explorer 2012. Also tried 2.3 with vs2013. On each installation I can connect to the tfs 2010 server url, select a project and double click on the project. this says working.... then displays the Availability of targeted systems dialog with sharepoint available and Reporting services status showing an error.

I have seen this problem on windows 7 as well - could this be a permissions problem?

Anybody know what might be the problem?

there was no log under C:\Program Files (x86)\TFS Administration Tool\Logs

Output window on win2012 running 2.2

15/04/2016 12:48:23: TFS Administration Tool (2.2.0.0) has started
15/04/2016 12:48:25: Button clicked: Server Explorer CONNECT
15/04/2016 12:48:40: Connecting to Team Project Collection: vstfs2010.REMOVED\SSE
15/04/2016 12:48:41: Successfully connected to Team Project Collection: vstfs2010.REMOVED\SSE (Tfs2010)
15/04/2016 12:48:44: Exception occurred
                   Type: System.Net.WebException
                   Message: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.
                   InnerException: -
                   Source: System
                   Target: System.Net.WebResponse GetResponse()
                   Stacktrace:    at System.Net.HttpWebRequest.GetResponse()
at TFSAdministrationTool.Proxy.SharePointProxy.GetVersion() in d:\Code\tfsadmin\Main\src\TFSAdministrationTool.Proxy\SharePointProxy.cs:line 238
15/04/2016 12:48:44: Selecting Team Project: Power Systems - SIMS
15/04/2016 12:48:44: Getting list of users for Team Foundation Server: vstfs2010.REMOVED\SSE, Team Project: Power Systems - SIMS
15/04/2016 12:48:44: UserGroup.Url: http://REMOVED/sites/Power Systems - SIMS/_vti_bin/DummyUsergroup.asmx
15/04/2016 12:48:44: SharePoint site status: Unavailable
15/04/2016 12:48:44: SharePoint version: Unknown
15/04/2016 12:48:44: PortalType:
15/04/2016 12:49:06: Exception occurred
                   Type: System.Net.WebException
                   Message: The request failed with HTTP status 407: Proxy Authentication Required.
                   InnerException: -
                   Source: System.Web.Services
                   Target: System.Object[] ReadResponse(System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapClientMessage, System.Net.WebResponse, System.IO.Stream, Boolean)
                   Stacktrace:    at System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapHttpClientProtocol.ReadResponse(SoapClientMessage message, WebResponse response, Stream responseStream, Boolean asyncCall)
at System.Web.Services.Protocols.SoapHttpClientProtocol.Invoke(String methodName, Object[] parameters)
at TFSAdministrationTool.Proxy.ReportServer.ReportingService2005.GetPolicies(String Item, Boolean& InheritParent) in d:\Code\tfsadmin\Main\src\TFSAdministrationTool.Proxy\Web References\ReportServer\Reference.cs:line 3358
at TFSAdministrationTool.Proxy.ReportServiceProxy.GetSecuritySettings(String name) in d:\Code\tfsadmin\Main\src\TFSAdministrationTool.Proxy\ReportServiceProxy.cs:line 177
15/04/2016 12:49:06: ReportingService.Url: http://REMOVED/ReportServer/ReportService2005.asmx
15/04/2016 12:49:06: Reporting Services site status: Error
15/04/2016 12:49:06: ReportWebServiceUrl: http://REMOVED/ReportServer/ReportService2005.asmx
15/04/2016 12:49:06: Initializing roles
15/04/2016 12:49:06: Initializing roles mapping


This is what the Output window looks like when I startup 2.1 on my 2003 server

15/04/2016 13:04:39: TFS Administration Tool (2.1.31204.0) has started
15/04/2016 13:04:48: Button clicked: Server Explorer CONNECT
15/04/2016 13:05:11: Connecting to Team Project Collection: vstfs2010.REMOVED\SSE
15/04/2016 13:05:12: Successfully connected to Team Project Collection: vstfs2010.REMOVED\SSE (Tfs2010)
15/04/2016 13:05:24: Selecting Team Project: Sse.Ecommerce
15/04/2016 13:05:24: Getting list of users for Team Foundation Server: vstfs2010.REMOVED\SSE, Team Project: Sse.Ecommerce
15/04/2016 13:05:27: UserGroup.Url: http://REMOVED/sites/Sse.Ecommerce/TFS/_vti_bin/usergroup.asmx
15/04/2016 13:05:27: SharePoint site status: Available
15/04/2016 13:05:27: SharePoint version: WSS4
15/04/2016 13:05:27: PortalType: WssSite
15/04/2016 13:05:27: ReportingService.Url: http://REMOVED/ReportServer/ReportService2005.asmx
15/04/2016 13:05:27: Reporting Services site status: Available
15/04/2016 13:05:27: ReportWebServiceUrl: http://REMOVED/ReportServer/ReportService2005.asmx
15/04/2016 13:05:27: Initializing roles
15/04/2016 13:05:27: Initializing roles mapping