Azure DevOps Services | Azure DevOps Server 2022 - Azure DevOps Server 2019 | TFS 2018
Signing up for Azure DevOps is now easier than ever - it's a two-minute process. See the following frequently asked questions (FAQs), which contain links for getting started.
How do I sign up for the cloud?
- Sign up and get started in Azure DevOps Services - a two-minute process.
- You can also sign up and get started with only a single service in Azure DevOps:
How do I get started on-premises?
- Download and install Azure DevOps Server
- To get started with an on-premises instance, download and install the latest version of TFS.
- Configure the installation, which creates a default collection.
- If you need to create a project, create one on-premises.
- If you don't have access to the project, get invited to the team.
- If it's your first time connecting to a project, see Connect to a project.
How do I connect with a client tool?
Go to one of the following pages to download a version of Visual Studio or client tool plug-in that supports connecting to a project:
How much does Azure DevOps cost?
See the following links for pricing:
How do I share code?
See about sharing code.
How do I track work?
See Plan and track work.
What do I do as an admin?
See Administrator roles.
What client-server compatibility issue are there?
Can stakeholders who don't use Visual Studio participate on our team?
Yes. You can provide access to Stakeholders who have no client access license for the following activities:
Stakeholder access: This view allows anyone on your team to check project status and provide feedback. Stakeholders can track project priorities and provide direction, feature ideas, and business alignment to a team.
To grant Stakeholders access, add them to the Stakeholder access group.
Provide feedback: To allow your Stakeholders to provide feedback, you must grant them specific permissions.
Are there other clients that connect to Azure DevOps?
Yes. You can connect to a project from one of the following clients:
- Excel (requires Azure DevOps Office Integration add-in)
- Project Professional
- Azure Test Plans
- Test & Feedback extension (previously called the Exploratory Testing extension)
- Microsoft Feedback Client
- For TFS 2017 and later versions, you can install the TFS Process Template editor from the Visual Studio Marketplace. You can use this version of the Process Editor to modify the old-style work item forms. You can't use it to edit forms associated with the new web forms.
- For TFS 2015 and earlier versions, you can install TFS Power Tools. TFS Power Tools provide enhancements, tools, and command-line utilities that support increased productivity.
Team Foundation Server Power Tools is deprecated for TFS 2017 and later versions.