Saturday, January 29, 2011

TFS Error while downloading files to workspace: The server returned content type text/html, which is not supported.

Last week, one of my clients reported me the following error while downloading a branch in a new workspace:

C:\Source Control\ProjectName\03 Releases\2.0.3828\ProjectName.Business\Logic\Reservation\Calculations\CalculateDataR1BL.cs: The server returned content type text/html, which is not supported.

After investigation we came to this post and execute the proposed SQL script on the TFS database as shown in the attached screenshot.

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This problem can happen if you upgraded from TFS 2008/2005. If the sql query returns more than 0 rows, you are indeed affected by the problem. Luckily a hot fix is available(KB Article Number : 2434700 ). Contact Microsoft Support to get a link to the download location.

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