When an application remotely access another computer by using the Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 APIs, the application may crash. Additionally, you may receive an error that resembles the following in the Application log:
Faulting application name: <Application Name>
Faulting module name: ntdll.dll, version: <version>, time stamp: <time stamp>
If you debug this issue, the debug information indicates that the Microsoft.TeamFoundation.VersionControl.Client.Workspace.GetLocalItemForServerItem method is the last method called. Additionally, the debug information indicates that this method does not return a value.
This issue usually occurs after you rename the computer that runs the application.
You must apply the following hotfix on the application tier of TFS 2010.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, it is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply it only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.
To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Customer Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft website:
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
No prerequisites are required to apply this hotfix.
You have to restart the computer if the affected files are being used when you apply this hotfix.
We recommend that you close all components that are related to TFS 2010 before you install this hotfix.
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.