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Version: v0.5

Azure DevOps

This module provides the following capabilities:

Installation#

To have access to the following features, you have to import the module:

PS> Install-Module -Name Arcus.Scripting.DevOps -RequiredVersion 0.5.0

Setting a variable in an Azure DevOps pipeline#

Assign a value to a DevOps pipeline variable during the execution of this pipeline.

ParameterMandatoryDescription
NameyesThe name of the variable to set in the pipeline
ValueyesThe value of the variable to set in the pipeline

Example

PS> Set-AzDevOpsVariable "my-variable" "my-variable-value"# #vso[task.setvariable variable=my-variable] my-variable-value

Setting ARM outputs to Azure DevOps variable group#

Stores the Azure Resource Management (ARM) outputs in a variable group on Azure DevOps.

ParameterMandatoryDescription
VariableGroupNameyesThe name of the variable group on Azure DevOps where the ARM outputs should be stored
ArmOutputsEnvironmentVariableNamenoThe name of the environment variable where the ARM outputs are located (default: ArmOutputs)
UpdateVariablesForCurrentJobnoThe switch to also set the variables in the ARM output as pipeline variables in the current running job

Example Without updating the variables in the current job running the pipeline:

PS> Set-AzDevOpsArmOutputsToVariableGroup -VariableGroupName "my-variable-group"# Get ARM outputs from 'ArmOutputs' environment variable# Adding variable $output.Name with value $variableValue to variable group my-variable-group# Retrieving project details# Set properties for update of existing variable group

Include updating the variables in the current job running the pipeline, to immediately make them available to the next pipeline tasks:

PS> Set-AzDevOpsArmOutputsToVariableGroup -VariableGroupName "my-variable-group" -UpdateVariablesForCurrentJob# Get ARM outputs from 'ArmOutputs' environment variable# Adding variable $output.Name with value $variableValue to variable group my-variable-group# Retrieving project details# Set properties for update of existing variable group# The pipeline variable $variableName will be updated to value $variableValue as well, so it can be used in subsequent tasks of the current job. # ##vso[task.setvariable variable=$variableName]$variableValue

Include user-defined environment variable for the ARM outputs:

PS> Set-AzDevOpsArmOutputsToVariableGroup -VariableGroupName "my-variable-group" -ArmOutputsEnvironmentVariableName "MyArmOutputs"# Get ARM outputs from 'MyArmOutputs' environment variable# Adding variable $output.Name with value $variableValue to variable group my-variable-group# Retrieving project details# Set properties for update of existing variable group# The pipeline variable $variableName will be updated to value $variableValue as well, so it can be used in subsequent tasks of the current job. 

Setting ARM outputs to Azure DevOps pipeline variables#

Sets the ARM outputs as variables to an Azure DevOps pipeline during the execution of the pipeline.

ParameterMandatoryDescription
ArmOutputsEnvironmentVariableNamenoThe name of the environment variable where the ARM outputs are located (default: ArmOutputs)

Example With default ArmOutputs environment variable containing: "my-variable": "my-value":

PS> Set-AzDevOpsArmOutputsToPipelineVariables# Get ARM outputs from 'ArmOutputs' environment variable# The pipeline variable my-variable will be updated to value my-value, so it can be used in subsequent tasks of the current job. # ##vso[task.setvariable variable=my-variable]my-value

With custom MyArmOutputs environment variable containing: "my-variable": "my-value":

PS> Set-AzDevOpsArmOutputsToPipelineVariables -ArmOutputsEnvironmentVariableName "MyArmOutputs"# Get ARM outputs from 'MyArmOutputs' environment variable# The pipeline variable my-variable will be updated to value my-value, so it can be used in subsequent tasks of the current job. # ##vso[task.setvariable variable=my-variable]my-value

Save Azure DevOps build#

Saves/retains a specific Azure DevOps pipeline run.

ParameterMandatoryDescription
ProjectIdyesThe Id of the Project where the build that must be retained can be found
BuildIdyesThe Id of the build that must be retained

Example

PS> Save-AzDevOpsBuild -ProjectId $(System.TeamProjectId) -BuildId $(Build.BuildId)# The variables $(System.TeamProjectId) and $(Build.BuildId) are predefined Azure DevOps variables# Information on them can be found here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/devops/pipelines/build/variables?view=azure-devops&tabs=yaml

This function is intended to be used from an Azure DevOps pipeline. Internally, it uses some predefined Azure DevOps variables. One of the environment variables that is used, is the the SYSTEM_ACCESSTOKEN variable. However, due to safety reasons this variable is not available out-of-the box. To be able to use this variable, it must be explicitly added to the environment-variables.

Example of how to use this function in an Azure DevOps pipeline:

- task: PowerShell@2  displayName: 'Retain current build indefinitely'  env:    SYSTEM_ACCESSTOKEN: $(System.AccessToken)  inputs:    targetType: 'inline'    pwsh: true    script: |      Install-Module -Name Arcus.Scripting.DevOps -Force
      $project = "$(System.TeamProjectId)"      $buildId = $(Build.BuildId)
      Save-AzDevOpsBuild -ProjectId $project -BuildId $buildId