Wednesday, March 19, 2014

TF400618: The reporting type of field 'Microsoft.VSTS.Common.StateChangeDate' in work item type 'Feature' conflicts with the reporting type of the existing field

After upgrading to TFS 2013, the first thing you need to do is running the ‘Configure Features’ wizard. This will enable some of the new features in TFS 2013 for your existing Team Projects.

Verify features can be configured 

Before the configuration takes places, TFS will verify if is able to automatically update your Team Project. For one customer, we were out of luck and the verification failed with the following error message:

[Error] TF400618: The reporting type of field 'Microsoft.VSTS.Common.StateChangeDate' in work item type 'Feature' conflicts with the reporting type of the existing field

We took a look at the ‘Resolve Errors’ MSDN page and found that we could fix the issue by changing the Field definition of the stated item by using witadmin changefield.

2 comments:

Sourav Kundu said...

This helped me, thanks! After following the advice as mentioned in the link, I had to update the Fieldname "State Change Date" to include the reportable="dimension" entry that was missing. After that the I was able to configure Features.

This is the changed entry:

Paul Urban said...

What was the command that you used to fix the problem ?