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Difference between azure devops, azure devops server and TFVC

I am working on visual studio projects (Visual Studio Community). I have create local git repositories and remote respositories on https://dev.azure.com (azure devops). Everything works great Now, i ...
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Updating a TFS repo with Jenkins

I want to checkout a TFS repo, make some changes to a file and send the changeset to TFS. What are some ways to accomplish this with Jenkins?
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How to authenticate, with azure devops services, using SAML via on premise standalone java application?

We have a network where azure DevOps services can be used by logging in via SAML. There is an independent java application in that same network. Can anyone please point out a way that this java ...
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Why does TFS only support 1-to-many Predecessor /Successor relationships?

The TFS task tracker only supports 1-to-many Predecessor/Successor relationships (docs). I totally do not understand why is so. For me it's obviously a many-to-many relationship, since a task may be ...
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jenkins declarative pipe - withCredentials does not work

I am using git branch: '<branch>' , credentialsId: 'ID_JENKINS' , url:<tfs_server> to clone a repository, which works without problems. But when I would like to do the same with ...
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How do I trigger a build pipeline on a TFVC branch commit to map and get that branch?

I have project in DevOps TFVC not Git. I use branches, they live and die in the order of months. I want to create a build pipeline that is triggered when a commit is done on any of the branches and ...
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How to handle resource creation?

We're moving from a .NET monolithic application to a microservices architecture hosted on Azure. Until now, we only had one build definition on TFS and a release definition for each environment (...
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Update Service Hooks in TFS2015 through Jenkins Job [closed]

Is there a way to modify what branch a service hook is monitoring through a Jenkins job? Our build jobs within Jenkins are triggered via service hooks within TFS. When we branch, inevitably we ...
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In TFS how to check a C# source code base for wrong usage of static variables or methods in multithreaded code before build

We have a huge base of code from an .NET Desktop ERP, database access layers are now being used for web projects, so we experienced multithreading issues because of static variables. For now I would ...
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Build user for Visual Studio Online

Using visual studio online, do I need a separate user for the purpose of ferrying code/builds across machines. I understand that the built in service account builds code and can publish, but with ...
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Parameterized git push to tfs

Is it possible to transmit additional strings/instructions to tfs with a parameterized git push? I think it can be managed by an instruction as part of the commit message, but I don't want to see ...
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Migrating from TFVS to GIT using GIT-TFS

We have a large TFS repository which we would like to migrate to git. We are considering using git-tfs for a while, in order for everything to continue working while we migrate. We have large (or ...
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TFS Service hook should not fire when work item is updated via REST API

I wrote a service hook on work item update but I don't want to fire the service hook when work item is updated from REST API, becz its the same data that other system had and it post to ADO and now ...
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TFS Back-up Notifications

Our company uses TFS 2018. We have an annoying issue when there is TFS back-up failed,it sends notifications to hell lot of people which are invalid or unncecessary users. This list is in the domain ...
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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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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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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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Creating a task for a backlog item automated in the release pipeline of VSTS [closed]

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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Test coverage of changed code in pull requests in git-tfs

We have a lot of legacy code that have poor test coverage. We wish that all new code that is checked in through pull requests has (close to) full test coverage. What is the best approach or tools to ...
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Why is my build script only failing when it is run in a vNext build?

I am running a build process on an on-prem server with TFS 2017 and vNext. The build works, but it takes 20+ minutes. This is an application that does msbuild, ngc, yarn, and karma. I would be totally ...
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How to automate unit testing a UWP app? [closed]

I have a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application, but I am having trouble testing it. First off, there seems to be some issue with running MSTest in the latest versions of Visual Studio (...
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Does TFS Build have something like a Jenkinsfile?

I've seen some custom settings files used in combination with TFS build, but nothing native. Does Team Foundation Server or Visual Studio Team Services have a Jenkinsfile-like, declarative method for ...
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Where does TFS 2017 actually store artifacts?

We had been using a TFS build process that copies build output to some fileshare for later use. But with TFS 2017 we want to use that fancy "Publish Artifacts" build stage that has the TFS server ...