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Questions tagged [azure-devops]

Azure DevOps provides unlimited private Git hosting, cloud build for continuous integration, agile planning (issues, Kanban, Scrum, dashboards) along with release management for continuous delivery to the cloud and on-premises. Azure DevOps has a powerful set of collaboration tools to support your DevOps team on every platform with IDE support in Eclipse, IntelliJ, XCode and Visual Studio.

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Can anyone explain what is happening in an Azure Devops build and release in more detail?

I'm finding the Azure devops documentation pretty poor - or maybe I'm just not familiar enough with it for it to make any kind of sense to me. Having said that, I've managed to create a build pipeline ...
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WorkItem Tracking error when performing clone operation in Azure Devops

Today I received an error when trying to clone test plans in Azure DevOps web portal. Steps: In Visual Studio, I select the Test Case option I find the Test Plan I want to clone, select it , and ...
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Recommendation for hosted VMWare VMs? [closed]

I'm currently looking into moving some VMWare build VMs from a local computer into the cloud, to avoid maintaining the hardware and to scale as needed. They run Win7/Win10 and build our software ...
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How to completely replace master with another branch in TFS Azure Devops

Using TFS Azure Devops, there is a repo with valid code being maintained in a secondary branch. However, the master branch is multiple years out of date. I want to obliterate the contents of master ...
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Organizing the build steps on AzureDevOps

I am new on DevOps world and I am making my first build/release pipeline for a .net web application using Azure DevOps. On the picture bellow, I just add some build steps and create some tasks groups ...
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Microsoft DevOps: build triggering vs release

I have this setup: Build 1 builds and trigger Release 1 when finished Build 2 is triggered by Build 1 and release Release 2 If I have one parallel job, can I be sure that: Release 1 is always run ...
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How to build windows image on azure dev ops hosted agent

The host agent pool on azure-devops to build windows container, Hosted Windows Container is running Windows Server version 1803. But I want to deploy on Windows Server 2019, so instead of using ...
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Rollup status from task to story to feature in Azure Devops?

Are there any extensions that let you rollup issue status across a hierarchy? For example, if I have a story where all it's tasks go to Resolved, then the story is set automatically to Resolved? ...
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Azure Pipelines with Bitbucket “unresolved user”

I'm using Azure Pipelines to build a Node.JS project hosted in Bitbucket. I've enabled continuous integration and everything works fine, except for the fact that Azure doesn't recognise the Bitbucket ...
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How to setup Azure DevOps Pipelines and Releases with multiple apps

Wanting to deploy a collection of .NET Core API's (microservices) using Azure DevOps I run into some challenges: Having 10+ small API's, how should I setup the Release Pipeline? One pipeline with one ...
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Exclude sub .vcxproj from .sln when using Azure pipelines CI tool

Following is my azure-pipelines.yml. It's a generic one for Visual Studio (Windows) project that triggers on master and trying to build the main .sln file. The problem is that I have three sub ....
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Provisioning & Configuring VM on Azure

As part of QA pipeline(in Jenkins), we need to add a provisioning and configuration automation of a VM to run the QA tests. Jenkins pipeline can trigger ansible code for provisioning and ...
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azure activity log, how to find releases

My security department has asked to ingest logs from Azure with the goal being to identity releases. The security team wants to be able to say: Hey, there was a release on mm/dd/yyyy at noon (...
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How to setup multiple build environments in Azure DevOps/TFS2018?

So I have an application that contains an ASP.NET Core backend and a React frontend (pure static). In our TFS 2018, we have created a Build that does the following: Get sources from the repo Get ...
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Azure DevOps/Pipelines seed job equivalent?

I'm looking at moving to Azure and using Azure Pipelines (I've used Jenkins before now) - I plan to deploy to Azure Kubernetes Service and store my Docker images in an Azure Container Registry. Using ...
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How to keep original and new repositories in sync during a migration? (including the commit history)

We have a git repository that is currently hosted on Azure Devops and have to migrate it to our in house TFS 2017 git (the move is due to a business decision). But during this setup we need to run ...
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In Azure Devops and TFS, is it possible to create a build artifact and release definition in a different collection than the original code repository?

I have code repo held in Collection 1 and, using this code repo, I am trying to create a Build artifact and Release definition in a different Collection 2. Is this even possible?
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VSTS Azure for DevOps: Unit test checking mechanism on pull request

Is there a way in VSTS Azure for DevOps to implement unit test checking mechanism on pull request. The condition is to only allow commits that change something in the unittest folder for example.
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Is openstack public cloud like Google drive, aws where we can store data?? Or something else?

I am using cloudberry to backup data. There are lot of options where we can store data like Google drive , aws and also openstack. I got confused because I was thinking openstack as operating system ...
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Is there any latest technology which will replace Docker, Kubernetes in future? [closed]

What's the future of engineers starting career in tools like Docker, Kubernetes?
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Cannot add a new user in Azure DevOps

Trying to add a new user to a project, but the task keeps failing with the following error: "You are trying to invite a user from outside your directory but you are not allowed to make common users ...
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Where would DevOps Engineers mostly look for their next opportunity and what would it be? [closed]

Where do DevOp Engineers find their next opportunity? Users Groups, Associations, Job Boards? What do DevOps look for in their next role?
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Multi configuration deployment for product based company with 100+ clients using Azure DevOps/VSTS

We are product based company and have around 15 applications that include web applications, web services, web apis. These applications are deployed in various servers. Some are deployed on client ...
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Keep Azure Batch Service applications up to date with Azure Devops

I'm building a Release in Azure DevOps where we are deploying a software package as an application to be used in a batch service. The deployment uses the following commands via Azure Powershell ...
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Azure DevOps Pipeline Conditional Flow with Manual Intervention

I am wondering if Azure DevOps has the ability to do conditional flow as part of a release definition. My use case: I have a PowerShell script that deploys a SQL Server DACPAC to create or update a ...
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Why does AAD not Sync with Organisation users?

I have an issue with email addresses (username) not sync-ing with AAD and DevOps organisations. I had some email addresses in mixed case (upper & lower) in the AAD, but made them all lowercase ...
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Add a rule to a work item type with formula in Azure DevOps boards

In Azure DevOps I'm adding some fields on a task and now I'll do some calculations with them. For example if I enter in field A 10 and in the field B 50, field C must be equal to 15, calculated using ...
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How to report Code Coverage metrics across git repositories?

We are using private git repositories in Azure DevOps and I have a requirement to create code coverage report across git repositories. Our build CI/CD pipelines are using both TeamCity & Azure ...
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Can you restrict usage of a tag to certain users in VSTS

My question is as in the title. Can you restrict the usage of specific tags so that only a subset of users in that VSTS project can use that those tags?
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What happens when a PAT expires

In azure devops when you create a PAT you can set it's lifetime up to a year. What happens when it expires? Does it auto renew? Do I need to crate a new one and for every service that uses it, I ...
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Not able to install Docker CE 17.x or 18.x on RHEL Linux

I am trying to install docker latest version using the below curl commands: $ curl -fsSL get.docker.com -o get-docker.sh $ sh get-docker.sh But this script is not working for my RHEL 7.x Error : ...
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How to setup artifact filters to differentiate for deployment

We would like to deploy only the artefacts that are built from our dev branch to the dev environment. and master branch to be deployed to staging(stage) and production(PRD) environments As a tool, ...
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Creating a task for a backlog item automated in the release pipeline of VSTS

I'm looking for a possibility to create a task and attach it to a backlog-item from the release pipeline in Microsofts TFS/VSTS. So far I couldn't find anything that would make this possible. Has ...
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Source Control Layout

I'm starting to organize some of our custom VSTS tasks. I'm trying to follow the layout that Microsoft uses at Their GitHub Rpo. I also want to hook up CI/CD with this repo. My issue arises here. I ...
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How to prevent group from deploy to environment but allow same to redeploy?

In our pipeline, the dev team will do multiple releases to their own test environment, when they are satisfied, they will queue a release for test. This signifies to our QA team that the devs are ...
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Initialize database with data

I'm setting up Build Automation for a MS-SQL project. One of the requirements is to initialize the database with data. I have them as SQL scripts. I'm trying to figure out what the best way to ...
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VSTS deployment variable

So I'm automating a process we currently have where we deploy a database and then have an exe that 'activates' the database. The default values are different for each product and is determined by a ...
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What package managers are supported on Microsoft hosted agents with CMake enabled?

Here, I can read that it is possible to setup a CMake build on a Microsoft hosted vsts agent. What C++ package managers (e.g. Conan) are supported for these agents? It would be great if at least one ...
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Problem Restore EF Core 2.1.1 in VSTS, Hosted VS2017

I have a project with Asp.Net Core 2.1.1, so I have to force the runtime to 2.1.1, when I added the EF Core 2.1.1 packages (SqlServer, Design and Tools). Locally the project performs well, however in ...
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Git repo setup for multiple dot net project

I have a dot net solution containing a WPF application, MS-SQL database, and 2 dlls. Each is their own product in the sense that each can be shipped independently (dlls go to nuget to be consumed by ...
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Continuous integration azure slow or fails

Two weeks ago the deployment time for my Azure Bots started to be totally atypical Before it was running between 2-4 minutes max. but since then it takes more than 30mins or most of the times ...
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Binary application file path - App Center Test and Deploy

I am trying to understand what we can get from VSTS. I have created a Build Definition that builds the Android and iOS projects in our solution. Once built I want to run some simple UI tests on then ...
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Container to Obfuscate

I have a few CI environment in VSTS. One for dev, QA, staging, and production. my builds are created in the cloud by VSTS build agents. these builds are not obfuscated by design and need to be ...
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Linking VSTS build with jenkins artifacts

So I have a local jenkins server building artifacts. I trigger this build through VSTS. When browsing through the logs when uploading the artifacts to VSTS from the local jenkins server I found this:...
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How should we organize VSTS repositories?

We are a small company with the following systems: External Web Site for pre-customers (already created in ASP.NET Framework), External Mobile Application for customers (in progress in Flutter), ...
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Automated Integration Testing of an API in Azure Functions using VSTS

I am building a HTTP API as an Azure Function App in C# and I would like to run automated integration tests (calls to the API) as part of the CI/CD. Is this possible to do using VSTS? I have ...
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Installing Ansible Controllers to build agents which best practice to use?

Trying to implement infrastructure as code. I need the ansible controller machine which pulls the updated playbooks from the git and run the playbooks to create the infrastructure. The issue is I have ...
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Reflect GitLab repo changes in VSTS code

I have a repository in GitLab that is used by our development team. On the other hand, there is a VSTS setup (at xyz.visualstudio.com) that we use to manage our scrum board. As of today, we have to ...
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Trigger a Build in VSTS

I've created a Build definition in VSTS. I can trigger this build by creating a Pull Request. The build creates artifacts and uploads them to VSTS. I also created a Release definition that will ...
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Web deploy package for asp.net website

I have created two websites in single solution. I have created a VSTS build definition with following MSBuild arguments: /p:DeployOnBuild=true /p:WebPublishMethod=Package /p:PackageAsSingleFile=true /...