Customers using Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6 should upgrade the OS on Self-hosted agents

RHEL 6 & .NET Core 3.1 The current versions of the Azure Pipelines agent across all OSes depend on .NET Core 3.1. .NET Core 3.1 no longer ships updates for RHEL 6, including security related patches. We will be updating the .NET Core 3.1 (minor) version to keep it up-to-date for other operating systems. As part of this update we will drop...

Learn Azure DevOps from Zero to Hero

Azure DevOps is FULL of so many features! Myself and Nana from Techworld with Nana teamed up to bring you an Azure DevOps Zero to Hero video! Many of you reading this blog may already be very experienced with Azure DevOps, please share this video to your colleagues and teams that are just getting started. The community (i.e. yourselves!) ...

Disable creation of classic pipelines

YAML pipelines offer the best security for your Azure Pipelines. In contrast to classic build and release pipelines, YAML pipelines: This is why many of you who are security-conscious choose to only use YAML pipelines. Alas, as long as your engineers can choose to use classic pipelines, you will have to continue worrying about their ...

Azure DevOps Server 2022 Patch 1

This month, we are releasing fixes that impact Azure DevOps Server 2022. The following will be fixed with this patch: Azure DevOps Server 2022 Patch 1 If you have Azure DevOps Server 2022, you should install Azure DevOps Server 2022 Patch 1. Key links: Verifying Installation...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 216 update

Because of the holidays, and our deployment schedule, this update includes our progress for both sprint 215 and 216. You will notice a lot of bugs being fixed in these sprints. Some of the issues being significant. We also turned on the "Try the New Boards Hub" message to another ring of customers this week. This will no doubt produce another...

Organization profile image

Well, it’s hard to believe it’s already 2023! Here at Azure DevOps, we want to wish all of you a Happy New Year and share a small improvement we just added to the product roadmap. An Azure DevOps organization is created with an automatically generated profile image, based on the first letter in the organization name. This makes it hard ...

Node runner update guidance for Azure Pipelines task authors

Introduction This blog post contains important guidance for Azure Pipelines task authors. Task authors are developers that create custom pipeline tasks that are published on the Marketplace and/or used internally in their organization. Background Azure Pipeline tasks are executed using Task runners, which in turn are bundled with and ...

December patches for Azure DevOps Server

This month, we are releasing fixes that impact our self-hosted product, Azure DevOps Server. The following will be fixed with this patch: Azure DevOps Server 2020.1.2 Patch 4 If you have Azure DevOps Server 2020.1.1, you should first update to Azure DevOps Server 2020.1.2. Once on Update 1.2, install Azure DevOps Server 2020.1.2 Patch...

New Boards Hub, Sprint 214 Update

List of New Boards Hub bugs fixed in sprint 214. We enabled the "Try New Boards Hub" message across another ring of accounts. The process continues to go slower than originally expected. Every time we enable the message, we receive more feedback on issues that need to be fixed. This process will continue over the next couple of sprints. We ...