Visual Studio Team Services Error in AX 2012 (TF204017)

Recently I ran into an issue with my AX 2012 workspace that is connected to Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS, VSO, Online TFS). When I opened AX an infolog appeared containing the following error message:

C:\AxRepository\AX
Team foundation server error
TF204017: The operation cannot be completed because the user (Volker Deuss) does not have one or more required permissions (Use) for workspace AXILITYR3CU9_AXWORKSPACE0;Volker Deuss.
TF204017: The operation cannot be completed because the user (Volker Deuss) does not have one or more required permissions (Use) for workspace AXILITYR3CU9_AXWORKSPACE0;Volker Deuss.
Synchronization failed.

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How-to create your own CONTOSO-like virtual machine (Pt. 1)

Since this little blog is kind of development related by nature I had the need for a suitable development environment after its start. The environment had to be

  • autonomous and independent
  • slim and runnable on a notebook with reasonable performance nonetheless
  • current standard AX (AX 2012 R3 CU9)
  • development-ready
  • equipped with data

How you can create such an environment is described in the following. The result is a great choice for demo or training purposes, too.

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