Monitoring TFS 2015 availability from F5 LTM

Introduction If redundancy and performance are the thing you are looking for your TFS application tier setup, for sure you stumbled upon the term Network Load Balancing (NLB). Microsoft describes the benefits of such a setup and prerequisites in the document named How to: Create a Team Foundation server farm (high availability), thus I will […]

Querying XL TestView via PowerShell

Since the version 1.4.0 XL TestView started exposing several functionality via REST API. This is inline with other XebiaLabs products and it is a welcome characteristic. If you tried invoking a web request towards your XL TestView server, you may be surprised that the authentication fails (no matter the usual technique of passing the credentials). […]