VSTS: Why are we getting duplicate e-mails?

This is something we see primarily VSTS On-Premises. So far, it’s always been because the customer’s SMTP server is not responding to us to indicate that the mail was sent within our timeout period. When this happens, we treat it as a timeout error. But, sometimes the message actually does get sent. Since we have…

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Notifications overview for VSTS

Core Objects There are three fundamental objects in the notification system: Object Storage Event stored in tbl_ClientEvent Subscription stored in tbl_EventSubscription Notification stored in tbl_EventNotification Workflow The actual flow can be expressed simply as well: Some part of the product fires an event (WIT, Git, Gallery, etc.) The notification system writes a record to tbl_ClientEvent…

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