Team Foundation Server - Mixing Local and Server Workspace

Is it possible to mix local and server workplaces on the same TFS server?

Some of our applications are on devices that only an older version of Visual Studio can publish onto. (This is in a corporate environment, and changing or upgrading the devices is not an option.)

We also have an ERP which is not compatible with anything beyond an older version of Visual Studio.

TFS local workplaces, to my understanding, works only with VS 2012 and later.

Hence, is it possible to mix local and server workplaces on the same TFS server? Would having multiple collections, some designated as local workplace, and some designated as server workplace, be an option? Or is there a best practice for combining the differing workplace options?
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dsackerContract ERP Admin/ConsultantAsked:
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Randy DownsOWNERCommented:
Maybe this will help.

Q: Is it OK to switch the location of my workspace?

A: Yes, you can change the location of your workspace from server to local or from local to server whenever you need to. See Create and work with workspaces.

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dsackerContract ERP Admin/ConsultantAuthor Commented:
That is one of several concepts that I've needed to ramp up on. With our constraints on VS studios below 2012, I'm also having to apply some MS updates to get 2010 compatible. This is a bit of a scenic tour. I will continue the trench-digging. Any help is appreciated. Will close this out awarding points after a reasonable milestone is reached. Thanks.
dsackerContract ERP Admin/ConsultantAuthor Commented:
I have worked out the solution myself, involving a few uninstalls and reinstalls, until I understood the consequences of choosing various options. Closing and awarding points for the attempt.

Summary resolution: For all older types of software, the Server Workspace is the only option. We have only a few updated projects, which can go into a separate collection designated to be used for Local Workspace projects. It is all in how you tweak the properties of each.
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