Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You configure the work item tracking (WIT) system on Microsoft Visual Studio Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010.

  • You enable the filterClientMetadata setting.

  • You list some applications which will make use of metadata in the excludedUserAgents setting.

  • You use an application that is not in the excludedUserAgents setting to connect to TFS 2010.

In this scenario, a red "X" symbol appears on the work item node unexpectedly.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, apply the following hotfix on the application tier of TFS 2010.

Hotfix information

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 Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.



Prerequisites

To apply this hotfix, you must have Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 installed.

Restart requirement



You have to restart the computer after you apply the hotfix if the affected files are being used.

Hotfix replacement information


This hotfix does not replace any other hotfix.

File Information

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.


For all supported versions of TFS 2010

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Leviewer.exe

10.0.30319.357

117,584

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.controls.dll

10.0.30319.357

1,349,520

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.jobservice.extensions.dll

10.0.30319.357

30,120

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.processcomponents.dll

10.0.30319.357

62,880

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.server.dll

10.0.30319.357

439,688

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.build.workflow.dll

10.0.30319.357

651,152

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.configuration.commands.dll

10.0.30319.357

262,560

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.framework.server.dll

10.0.30319.357

1,094,544

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.jobservice.extensions.core.dll

10.0.30319.357

58,280

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.jobservice.labmanagerjobs.dll

10.0.30319.357

91,048

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.activities.dll

10.0.30319.357

763,792

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.controller.common.dll

10.0.30319.357

236,448

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.controller.virtualmachinemanagerinterface.dll

10.0.30319.357

83,408

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.execution.dll

10.0.30319.357

757,128

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.leviewer.dll

10.0.30319.357

440,712

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.servicing.dll

10.0.30319.357

58,248

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.testintegration.server.dll

10.0.30319.357

145,832

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.uiutils.dll

10.0.30319.357

266,120

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.workflow.activities.dll

10.0.30319.357

436,640

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.lab.workflowintegration.server.dll

10.0.30319.357

122,800

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.management.controls.dll

10.0.30319.357

2,355,096

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activities.common.dll

10.0.30319.357

306,104

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activities.dll

10.0.30319.357

1,508,776

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.activityruntime.dll

10.0.30319.357

214,960

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.client.dll

10.0.30319.357

597,408

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.clientpackage.dll

10.0.30319.357

72,624

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.common.dll

10.0.30319.357

33,696

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.controller.dll

10.0.30319.357

120,232

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.testmanagement.controls.dll

10.0.30319.357

417,184

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.client.dll

10.0.30319.357

692,640

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.common.dll

10.0.30319.357

229,792

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.controls.dll

10.0.30319.357

4,435,872

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.versioncontrol.server.dll

10.0.30319.357

611,232

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.webaccess.controls.dll

10.0.30319.357

618,392

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.webaccess.server.dll

10.0.30319.357

486,800

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.teamfoundation.workitemtracking.server.dataaccesslayer.dll

10.0.30319.357

587,720

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.common.dll

10.0.30319.357

1,332,624

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.controllerobject.dll

10.0.30319.357

273,832

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.executioncommon.dll

10.0.30319.357

448,936

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.resource.dll

10.0.30319.357

958,872

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.qualitytools.vsip.dll

10.0.30319.357

349,072

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.testtools.datacollection.videorecorder.dll

10.0.30319.357

60,352

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.visualstudio.testtools.manualtest.common.dll

10.0.30319.357

809,896

13-Sep-2010

03:10

x86

Microsoft.visualStudio.DataCollection.VideoRecorder.dll.config

Not applicable

2,055

24-Aug-2010

21:33

Not applicable


More Information

If the filterClientMetadata setting is set to true, client metadata is filtered based on the permissions of the user. By default, this setting is set to false.

The excludedUserAgents setting is a colon-delimited list of strings that may appear in the User-Agent HTTP header of the request from the client.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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