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How to store result of a AWS CLI command in Classic Azure DevOps Pipeline

I have a AWS CLI task (create-upload) that when run, returns with a json result that contains an URL. This task works fine. I however need to use the URL from that create-upload task in the next task (...
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Deploy an application using dll files to IIS on a VM

I hope I am posting this in the correct forum, but to me at least, it seemed that the focus was more on deployment. I am currently stuck after having successfully refactored an application by ...
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How to add a Git repo as an artifact to a build pipeline?

Coming off of the comments (and recommendations) from this question, I'm trying to add a repo as an artifact to a build pipeline. Apparently it's possible for a release pipeline, but I'm not finding ...
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Build a app.exe file. Where to release it?

I have a specific question about Azure DevOps Pipeline CI/CD. I'm use to create CI and CD pipeline for IIS web application deployments. Sometime, I also do Click Once deployments. This time, I'm using ...
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Sorting out automated testing in CI pipeline and getting conflicting information related to building, unit testing and Docker images

I seem to get a unique response for every person that I ask, or every article that I read, which is just confusing me even more. Basically, I'm trying to setup automated testing in the CI pipeline ...
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How to search across output logs of azure pipeline runs

I would like to do a string search in output logs of all steps of all pipeline runs for a given pipeline. Is this possible ? it seems reasonable as I found this ability very valuable when using my ...
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Build .NET Projects using Visual Studio vs Azure Pipelines

We have many developments going on in.NET and developers use Visual Studio 2019 to Develop / Build / Test applications on their local machine first and then they publish it to Azure App Service ...
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One or multiple git repositories for independent small parts of one larger project?

We are developing an Azure-based analytics platform that consists of several modules. Among other things, Azure functions, scripts for creating the infrastructure and scripts for initialising the ...
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How to get information about resources in an Azure Pipelines run?

I work in a platform team that builds and supports Azure Pipelines YAML templates and various custom scripting for these pipelines. People in my organisation use these YAML templates like: resources: ...
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Azure Devops Pipeline variables in Powershell

I've tried to figure this out and I can't see why my ipaddress is not getting set. I've checked code samples and they all suggest I am doing everything correct. ip variable defined here: This is my ...
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Azure Release Pipeline Fails Using Expand-Archive Command

Sometime in the last week, our pipeline started using Expand-Archive to open the .zip file during the "IIS Web App Deployment" step instead of 7-Zip. It does not appear that this was done by ...
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Retrieving project version from csproj in Azure Pipeline .NET Core CLI task

I have the following tasks in my yaml file in Azure DevOps It publishes my console application and zip it in a file - task: DotNetCoreCLI@2 inputs: command: 'publish' publishWebProjects: ...
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Azure Dev Ops delete releases not going to production

I have several release pipelines that build to a UAT environment on a continuous integration. They await deployment to Production on an approval. A new release cancels the previous Production ...
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How to skip Build without creating Drop and not triggering Release in Azure DevOps

Currently we have a build pipeline which checks if there is a PR for the current branch and if yes it sets a variable and skips the other build steps. But when this happens the Release still completes ...
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Watch folder, when direct changes are made push to repo

So I have an azure devops repo and pipeline that copys the repo to my server when changes are pushed. However there are times when some of our developers may make a direct edit to the production ...
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Azure DevOps issue with GIT, Visual Studio and Azure (Umbraco)

I am completely new to Visual Studio, .net and Azure DevOps I have a problem with GIT using the GIT bits (rather than CMD), in Visual Studio I have a .Net application (Umbraco), that has been built ...
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Azure DevOps build pipeline error on copy in post build event

I have built a simple pipeline to build my solution triggered by commits to the master branch using the Azure DevOps Pipelines. I have a problem with the post build copy commands failing and returning ...
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Azure DevOps: How to pass a parameter from a build to a release?

I have an azure devops build pipeline that builds some docker images and a release pipeline that deploys the docker images using some artifacts I publish in the build. In the build I have some ...
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One azure-pipeline.yaml for staging and production

Currently I have two separate Azure DevOps Pipeline config files: azure-pipelines-staging.yaml azure-pipelines-production.yaml Really the only differences in them are the: trigger: branches: ...
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How can I run a script in an Azure WebApp container after deployment as part of an Azure DevOps Pipeline using the classic pipelines interface?

My knowledge of Azure is pretty limited - this is the first project where I've worked with it. We are deploying Azure webapps in docker containers via an Azure pipeline configured with the classic ...
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Single Build Command / Continuous Integration

I was reading the Continuous Integration by Martin Fowler article yesterday, the article is from 2006 but I think it is still very applicable today, the statement around a single command stuck in my ...
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Azure Pipeline PowerShell@2 Task can't run 'invoke-build' command as inline script (build PowerShell Module)

I'm trying to build a PowerShell module in an Azure pipeline (dev.azure.com). I've setup an initial pipeline and then building it up incrementally in small steps, because inexplicable errors are ...
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Azure DevOps Pipelines running on incorrect branches

I'm attempting to build different branches with different YAML configuration files in each branch. However, when I commit to a branch that should only trigger 1 pipeline it triggers both. Development ...
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Multi-Stage Azure Pipeline with a path trigger - first stage always runs

I have a multi-stage pipeline for my terraform code. This is my first pipeline so I am sure I'm missing something but there appears to be some inconsistent behaviour that is rather frustrating. The ...
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Azure deploy pipeline with/without approval on separated enviroments

I have two separate environments under my repository: development (Approvals are not configured but the environment exists) production (Approvals rules are configured via dev.azure.com UI) The ...
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Azure DevOps Different Post Deployment script per environment

I have a visual studio database project being built and released through Azure DevOps. I need to execute a different post deployment for Dev vs. Prod. Is there a way to achieve this either through ...
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Error MSB4226: Microsoft.WebApplication.targets" was not found

I was wondering if someone has ran into this problem as I have tried everything to fix. I have a DevOps build pipeline in Azure running visual studio 2015 version (which matches my local machine) and ...
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How to buy more Azure DevOps pipelines build minutes?

As mentioned on the Azure DevOps official pricing page, the plan provides 1 Free Microsoft-hosted CD/CI parallel job with up to 1800 minutes per month and 1 Free Self-hosted CD/CI parallel job with ...
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How to properly setup a multi-environment release pipeline in Azure YAML pipelines?

We have just migrated from TFS 2018 to Azure DevOps Services and we're having a hard time trying to figure out the new Azure YAML pipelines. We want to be able to: Run a build/test pipeline when a ...
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Using cached dependencies for pipelines in Azure Devops

I want to avoid maven downloading all dependencies from a remote repository in all build I configured a cache, but all executions still download all dependencies. azure-pipelines.yml trigger: ...
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Azure Devops Pipelines Triggers not working

I have a Repository in Azure Repos which has branches as master, build, feature. Build Branch and Feature branches have their own pipelines code in the azure-pipelines.yaml in the branch itself ...
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How to setup priorities between pipelines that might be triggered simultaneously on Azure DevOps pipelines

I am using Azure devOps to build and deploy my application, and within that application I have a project that is being used by other related applications (let's call it project N). Thus I decided to ...
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How to deploy Dev Azure SQL code to Prod Azure SQL using dacpac without knowing the target server credentials

Here is my scenario - I have access to source Azure SQL Database where i did few changes to schema (eg adding a table). Now I want to deploy this SQL code to prod Azure SQL Database using Azure ...
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How to make .DACPAC from Azure Sql Server using Azure DevOps release pipeline?

I'm using Terraform to create my environment and I'd like to deploy Azure Sql Server along with other things. I use terraform so I can easily destroy all deployed things and reduce costs when I'm not ...
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Azure Pipelines: Exclude folders using Azure App Service Deploy

I have an Azure DevOps Pipeline which includes an Azure App Service Deploy task (AzureRmWebAppDeployment) for deploying an ASP.NET Core 3.1 project: - task: AzureRmWebAppDeployment@4 inputs: ...
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Project pipeline not able to access NuGet package from Artifact Feed in different Project

Updated 20th Feb & 21st Feb Summary Not able to find NuGet package from our private feed under Artifacts. Our Azure DevOps environment In Azure, we have our company "space": dev.azure.com/...
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Applying manifests in Azure DevOps pipeline

Basically, I want the pipeline to apply some manifests before deploying images from ACR. No images need to be made. It would just be things like applying the issuer.yaml, ingress.yaml, and maybe a few ...
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Azure DevOps - how to create a 2nd Microsoft-hosted Agent Pool

I am using Azure DevOps. I have 5 Microsoft-hosted agents. And 10 pipelines. One pipeline in particular can get a bit grabby, so I want to restrict it to use just 2 agents. But I want my other 9 ...
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'find' command suddenly not working in windows hosted agents

In the YAML file defining our ADO build pipeline we have the following section - bash: | pip install pylint find preprocessing/ subtyping/ visualisations/ -name '*.py' | grep -v hmm | grep -v ...
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How to arrange builds for staging and production with Azure DevOps?

On Azure DevOps I need to build and deploy a ClickOnce application. Because this application needs to be signed (including config) I must create a build for staging and a build for production. I ...
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Azure devops, fortnightly build trigger

I'm trying to write a build pipeline that runs every second friday (essentially at the end of a sprint). Using the classic editor it appears I can only set a trigger that would run every friday. Is ...
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Publish pipeline artifact to Slack

I have a pipeline on Azure DevOps that publishes an artifact (releasenotes.txt). It also has integration with Slack using ( https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/integrations/slack?...
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Where Azure DevOps Services Enviromnent come into play?

I am trying to understand where you actually use the environments you setup in a project. I though I could use them to deploy on specific servers from deployment agent which are hosted on another on ...
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Is it possible to force to false or true the App.config transformation with arguments on Azure DevOps Pipeline?

Is it possible to force the TransformOnBuild to false using MSBuild parameters in Azure DevOps? So I Use Azure DevOps Pipeline to build a clickOnce application for a staging environment Here is my ...
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Azure DevOps - Conditionally Build and Deploy

Say we have 6 microservices in a monorepo, each with their own CI build pipeline that is currently only building each project and running unit tests. Is there a way to identify which projects have had ...
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How to install aws cli on a self-hosted azure DevOps Windows agent?

I have quite some difficulties installing aws cli on a self-hosted Azure DevOps Windows agent as part of a pipeline. Does anyone have a working solution? What I have tried so far: a) install aws cli ...
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Azure Devops, multiple on-prem environments, variables per environment

I've configured first deployment pipeline to an on-prem DEV environment. The project consists of 3 identical environments, DEV, UAT and PROD While their setup is exactly alike, their config (database ...
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How to pass variables between build/deploy tasks in a TaskGroup in VSTS 16.131.28601.4

I have a multi-configuration web application I'm using parallel deployments, leveraging Task Groups for reusing my deployment code. I've been using Powershell tasks and the ##vso[task.setvariable ...
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Rename build pipeline .yml files in Azure DevOps

I have a .NET Core application that has three build pipelines. (Windows, Linux, macOS) In each of them, the application gets assembled a little different. This part works so far. Azure created for ...
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How do I get Azure Release Pipelines to move a .jar from a Build Pipeline job and place it on a Linux VM?

I know Azure release pipelines can deploy to on-premise servers and other cloud VMs. My pom.xml file enables Maven to create a .jar file. My Azure build uses this pom.xml file. The Azure build ...