Issues with deleting work items in Visual Studio Team Services – 09/07 – Mitigated


Final Update: Friday, September 8th 2017 21:45 UTC

The fix has been deployed to all affected scale units. Users should not be facing issues with work item deletion in VSTS.

Sincerely,
Manohar


Update: Friday, September 8th 2017 13:45 UTC

Our DevOps team continues to integrate the hot-fix across our global platforms
The roll out is completed on 75% of the impacted systems.
The next update will follow within the next four hours.

  • Next Update: Before Friday, September 8th 2017 18:30 UTC

Sincerely,
Olivier


Update: Friday, September 8th 2017 05:36 UTC

The deployment is in progress. We estimate the global deployment will complete in another 8 to 10 hours. We'll provide another update in 8 hours or earlier.

Thanks for your patience.

Sincerely,
Rakesh Reddy


Update: Thursday, September 7th 2017 17:32 UTC

The VSTS team is working to resolve issues with work item deletion. This issue is affecting all VSTS users that use work item tracking functionality. A fix for the issue is currently being rolled out. The current estimate for resolution is September 8th 2017 at 06:00 UTC.

  • Work Around: There is no known workaround at this time.
  • Next Update: Before Friday, September 8th 2017 06:00 UTC

Sincerely,
Daniel


Update: Thursday, September 7th 2017 14:06 UTC

Our DevOps team continues integrate the hotfix to for the work items that cannot be deleted.
The deployment of the hotfix started at 14:15 UTC
An update will follow with the estimated time to complete.

  • Next Update: Before Thursday, September 7th 2017 18:00 UTC

Sincerely,
Olivier


Initial Update: Thursday, September 7th 2017 01:15 UTC

Starting yesterday, you may have noticed that you are unable to delete work items. This is a known issue affecting users across multiple regions. A fix is being rolled out and should be deployed to all the affected scale units before 9/8/2017 4am UTC.

There is no known workaround available for deleting the work items.

  • Next Update: Before Thursday, September 7th 2017 14:00 UTC

Sincerely,
Manohar


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