Lab Build agents – How it works

The Lab management end-to-end workflow works leverages the Team Foundation Build Agent/Build Controllers to do the deployment. Given that build agent is primarily targeted for compiling sources, a getting-started user will get a bunch of questions : a) How does the build agent inside a lab environment work ? b) Can I use the build…


Creating a bug when test fails in E2E

In one of the earlier post, we saw how to customize the E2E workflow to automatically create a bug on hitting a test failure. This post enhances the scenario further by taking a snapshot of the environment after the test run and attaching a link to the snapshot to the newly created bug. Attached is…


Using Lab management SDK

Lab management’s public interface is exposed at both web service layer and at the client SDK layer. The SDK can be used to script a bunch of stuff. To pen down a few : To automate some maintenance tasks like cleaning up old environments, storing environments to library when the environments are not in use…….