Tag Archives: vsts

Azure Tools VSTS extension to bridge Dev & Ops a little more

Hi, I have just released the v1.0 of Azure Tools that is an open source initiative available on Github. The idea is to bring a set of tools to bridge VSTS with tools that are typically used by infrastructure and operational … Continue reading

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Integrating On-Premises Jenkins with VSTS to deploy to an ILB ASE

Hi, I recently had to work on integrating an on-premises Jenkins with VSTS in order to use VSTS’s out of the box capabilities to deploy resources to Azure. Although there is quite a good documentation on this topic, you must … Continue reading

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Deploy Azure App Services to multiple regions within the same subscription – VSTS trick

Hi, Most of the times, when deploying App Services such as a webapp to a single region, you simply use the Azure App Service Deploy task, that is currently in version 3.0 and whose a preview of the next version … Continue reading

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VSTS task/extension upgrade explained

Hello, There is quite good documentation on Microsoft web sites on how to build custom tasks and custom extensions but things become a little more complicated when it comes to upgrading existing tasks and/or extensions. Since I ended up reverse … Continue reading

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DevOps – Azure API Management and VSTS, better together

Hi, Visual Studio Team Services aka VSTS is a great tool when it comes to Application Lifecycle Management, Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment. It is a must have tool in any DevOps organization working with Microsoft technologies (but not only). … Continue reading

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DevOps – Using Azure MSI with VSTS – step by step

Hi, [Update] In the meantime, I have created a free VSTS task that does all what’s explained below. Microsoft recently announced Azure Managed Service Identity (MSI) which in a nutshell, is a way to avoid storing credentials in code or in locations such … Continue reading

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DevOps trick – Provision Azure Active Directory Apps in a highly controlled way – step by step

Hi, [Update] In the meantime, I created a free VSTS marketplace extension that does all what’s explained below and even more. Recently, I wrote a short blog post on how to provision Azure Active Directory (AAD) Apps in a highly controlled way, so … Continue reading

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