User Lifecycle Management Improvements in Visual Studio Team Services

Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) is releasing an update to our service which will bring more of Office 365 and Azure Active Directory (AAD)’s user lifecycle management capabilities to VSTS. With this update, customers using AAD to secure VSTS accounts can be confident that whenever a user is disabled or deleted within their AAD tenant,…


Investigating issues with Visual Studio Team Services Build Feature – 8/23 – Investigating

Initial Update: Tuesday, 23 August 2016 20:47 UTC   We are actively investigating issues with VS Team Services build feature where our customer’s builds might be broken and they may not be able to edit build definitions. Per our initial investigations primary root cause is that some of the extensions have different task ids for…


Issues with Visual Studio Dev Essentials in Visual Studio Team Services – 8/22 – Resolved

Final Update: Monday, 22 August 2016 15:35 UTC   We experienced intermittent failures while accessing Visual Studio Dev Essentials between 22 August 2016  12:19 UTC and 15:30 UTC. We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 22nd August 2016 ~15:30 UTC.    ⦁ Customer Impact : Customers might experience intermittent…


Performance issues with Hosted Build and Release Management Services in Visual Studio Team Services – 8/17 – Resolved

Final Update: Monday, 22 August 2016 17:27 UTC We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal and a small subset of VS Team Services customers might have experienced long queue times when using Build/Release features during the impacted window. We understand that customers rely on VS Team Services as a critical service and apologize…


Performance issues with Visual Studio Team Services – 8/18 – Resolved

Final Update: Thursday, 18 August 2016 17:00 UTC We did not have any further occurrence of the issue. Customer should no longer experience any performance issues in accessing Visual Studio Team Services. We are deploying hotfix to production to avoid any further occurrence of the issue. Root Cause: The performance issue was due to incorrect disposal of…


Performance issues with Visual Studio Team Services – 8/18 – Resolved

Final Update: Thursday, 18 August 2016 04:55 UTC We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 18 August 2016 04:20 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 18 August 2016 03:11 UTC. We understand that customers rely on VS Team Services as a critical service and apologize…


Performance issues Visual Studio Team Services – 8/17 – Resolved

Final Update: Wednesday, 17 August 2016 16:00 UTC Between 17 August 2016 14:15 UTC and 17 August 2016 15:35 UTC, we experienced an issue with our Visual Studio Team Services in South Central US region. Subset of customers would have experienced performance issues in accessing our service. Issue is self-mitigated after short period. Team is actively working to…


Intermittent issues accessing Visual Studio Team Services in South Central US – 8/15 – Resolved

Final Update: Monday, 15 August 2016 19:45 UTC A small subset of customer would have experienced intermittent timeouts while accessing Visual Studio Team Services accounts hosted in South Central US region. We identified one of front end service is failing to connect to the database with timeout. We took necessary steps to restore problematic instance and…


Performance issues with Hosted Build in Visual Studio Team Services – 8/15 – Resolved

Final Update: Monday, 15 August 2016 11:23 UTC We’ve confirmed that all systems are back to normal with no customer impact as of 15 August 2016 09:58 UTC. Our logs show the incident started on 15 August 2016 07:23 UTC. Issue is self-mitigated but we are working with our partners in Azure to root cause…


Issue with MSDNAdmin site potentially impacting only new customers – 8/14 – Resolved

Final Update: Sunday, 14th August 2016 16:13 UTC We have confirmed that issues related to MSDNAdmin new customer sign-in is back to normal as of 2016/08/14 16:13 UTC. The fix is deployed to rectify the problem and working with our engineering team to understand the root cause. We understand that customers rely on VS Team…