Build, artifact, and work item integration for TFS and Visual Studio Online

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Utilize Visual Studio Team Service for its issue tracking and continuous integration capabilities.


Once the VSTS extension (Visual Studio Online and TFS) is installed in Otter, additional built-in operations can be called in a plan, such as:

  • Download Artifact from TFS2015 or VSO - Downloads an artifact from the specified TFS Server or VSO and save it to the artifact library
  • Queue TFS 2015/VSO Build - Queue a build in TFS or VSO optionally waiting for its completion
  • Create TFS Work Item -Creates a work item in TFS
  • Update TFS Work Item - Updates an existing work item in TFS



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Download (requires Otter 1.5.0 or newer)

If your installation of Otter can access, simply navigate to Admin > Extensions, and install or update extensions from the gallery.

You can also manually install the extension.

  1. Copy the extension file (TFS.otterx) to the Extension Library path (by default, this is %ProgramData%\Otter\Extensions).
  2. Restart the Otter Service (Admin > Service).
  3. Restart the Otter Web Application (Admin > All Settings > Save).
  4. Verify that the new extension has been loaded (Admin > Extensions)