VSTS Gems – Manual step in release management pipelines


VSTS Gems - Manual step in release management pipelines

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Manual step in release management pipelines

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PipelineManualIntervetion



Area

Release

TFS Availability

Now

Value

  • Either for control/monitoring/testing or executing manual procedures, the Manual Intervention is there for you.

Full Description

  • Pause a Release deployment cycle to execute a manual step. For example, configure load balancers, execute backups or partially test.
  • Can be used to simply guarantee someone is present when the next task is executed.
  • You can configure a timeout value (in minutes). If no action is executed, you can either resume the pipeline or fail it.


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