Integrating Azure DevOps with Pipelines for Applications is a two-phase process. First, an administrator must create an OAuth application for your organization’s Azure DevOps instance. Once the OAuth application is established, each individual user must connect their Azure DevOps and Pipelines for Applications accounts.
Create the Azure DevOps OAuth application
An administrator on your team must create an Azure DevOps OAuth application for Pipelines for Applications.
Go to https://app.vsaex.visualstudio.com/app/register. Enter your company name.
In the Application Information section, enter a name for your OAuth application, such as PFA.
In the Application website field, enter the base URL for your Pipelines for Applications instance.
In the Authorization callback URL field, enter the base base URL for your Pipelines for Applications instance followed by
In the Authorized scopes section, select Code (read and write).
Click Create Application. Your new application is created, and a new page showing the application’s settings is displayed.
Important: Leave this page open. You’ll need the application settings information in the next step.
- Sign into Pipelines for Applications as the root user.
Click Settings, then click Integrations.
- On the Integrations page, enter the application ID and client secret for your Azure DevOps OAuth application and click Add.
Integrate with Azure DevOps
Before you begin: An administrator on your team must create an Azure DevOps OAuth application.
Once an Azure DevOps OAuth application is established for your organization, each individual user must connect their Azure DevOps and Pipelines for Applications accounts. This process involves granting code read and write permissions and adding a public SSH key, which enables cloning of modules and control repos during automated tasks.
- In the Pipelines for Applications web UI, click Settings.
- Click Integrations, then click Azure DevOps.
- Click Connect Azure DevOps Account to give Pipelines for Applications code read and write permissions for your Azure DevOps account. You are directed to a Microsoft page.
- Click Accept. You are directed back to the Integrations page.
- Next, add the SSH key. Still in the Pipelines for Applications web UI, click SSH Keys. If you have not already done so, generate a SSH key.
- Click Show to display your public SSH key. Copy the key.
- In the Azure DevOps web UI, open the user menu and click Security, then click SSH public keys.
- Click Add and paste your public SSH key into the Key Data field. Add a description and click Save.