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  1. make it possible to move a Team Project between Team Project Collections

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365365/make-it-possible-to-move-a-team-project-between-te-1.html
    Currently you need to move an existing Team Project to a new Team Project Collection. I would like a feature to move Team Project between Team Project Collections without using TFS Integration Toolkit or other 3rd party tools.

    2,382 votes
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    149 comments  ·  Administration & Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are committed to supporting the ability to move projects between collections, however we’ve been unable to make progress on this feature. Unfortunately, the challenges highlighted in earlier posts are still present.
    I don’t foresee us making progress on this feature within the next 6 months. We will provide an update once we start planning for the second half of 2019.

    Whitney Jenkins
    Azure DevOps Program Manager

  2. Dark Theme for VSTS and TFS Web Portal

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365745/dark-theme-for-vsts-and-tfs-web-portal.html
    Many of Microsoft's products, including Office and Visual Studio, support a dark theme which is easier on the eyes. However, for some reason, VSTS and the TFS Web Portal do not have a dark theme.

    At my workplace, we do our peer review through the web portal, so I spend many long hours staring at the bright white backgrounds. It would be amazing for my poor burnt eyes if we could get a dark theme. I'm sure many others agree.

    1,385 votes
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  3. Let us create multiple collections on Visual Studio Team Services

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365419/let-us-create-multiple-collections-on-visual-studi.html
    As an organization with 25+ developers and 15+ ongoing/supported projects for several customers, we need the ability to group our team projects into different project collections.

    I am sure we are not the only ones.

    1,205 votes
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    149 comments  ·  Administration & Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Work is still ongoing (was delayed due to other priorities) for our plan to bring multiple accounts (collections) backed by the same Azure AD into an organization. We are now looking at 2018 H2 for bringing this to a public preview. I will be able to provide a more precise timeline update around May 2018.

    Rajesh Ramamurthy
    Program Manager – VSTS & TFS

  4. Allow Teams to work over multiple Projects (Teams at the Collection level in Visual Studio Online)

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365469/allow-teams-to-work-over-multiple-projects-teams-a.html
    I would like to see enhanced support for Teams that work across multiple Projects or Backlogs. My initial thought is to pull the Team concept up one level so that Visual Studio Teams are created at the Collection level rather than the Project.

    == Background Context ==

    One of my favourite features in Visual Studio is the concept of Teams. However, we want our real world development teams to be long lived entities rather than dismembering working teams after a project and treating…

    595 votes
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  5. Make TFS more Audit Friendly

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365389/make-tfs-more-audit-friendly.html
    We have outside auditors come in and they want to see stuff like who gave Jerry Project admin rights and when and how long did he have it? Items like that It would be nice to find info like that. It would also be nice to be able to export all of the users of a project in the groups that they are in.

    355 votes
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  6. Change Visual Studio Team Services account region

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365459/change-visual-studio-team-services-account-region.html
    My Visual Studio Team Services account was created in North Central US. I'd like an option to change the region, so that my data is stored closer to my users.

    338 votes
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    45 comments  ·  Administration & Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are working toward a self-service solution. In the meantime, you can change the region of your Visual Studio Team Services account by contacting customer support via the basic or premium support links on this page: https://www.visualstudio.com/team-services/support/. A member of our support team will reach back out to the owner of the account to confirm the request and schedule the move.

    Update: Over the past months, many customers have used this process to move their accounts from one region to another. We are continuing to work toward a self-service solution for this process, but do not have a firm schedule to share as of yet.

    Thanks,
    Aaron Hallberg

  7. Mobile App for Visual Studio Online / TFS

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365491/mobile-app-for-visual-studio-online-tfs.html
    It would be great to have a mobile app that works across platforms (iOS, Android and Windows) that would let customers work with Visual Studio Online or on-premises TFS.

    The app would enable things such as backlog management on the go, the ability to see/manage builds and more.

    324 votes
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  8. Provide a backup service for Visual Studio Team Services

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365441/provide-a-backup-service-for-visual-studio-team-se.html
    As a paid subscriber Microsoft does not provide a back up to Visual Studio Team Services. If a user accidentally deletes a project there is no way to recover.

    310 votes
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  9. Export data from VS Team Services to TFS

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365531/export-data-from-vs-team-services-to-tfs.html
    possibility to import the data from VS Team Service into a TFS on-prem instance

    256 votes
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    38 comments  ·  Administration & Licensing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Localization support for Team Services

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365587/localization-support-for-team-services.html
    We have a number of clients consistently requesting VSTS be localized to be available in other languages, in particular French. is localization of VSTS on the product backlog? I have a client in particular that wants to grow the VSTS users from 100 to approx. 500 but is hesitating due to it not being avail in French.

    195 votes
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  11. In Team Foundation Service, allow projects to be "public", like GitHub

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365426/in-team-foundation-service-allow-projects-to-be-pu.html
    I really like Team Foundation Service, but I keep find I get drawn back to GitHub for Open Source projects.

    I realise CodePlex already exists, but they don't have the full TFS facilities (Build etc).

    I would like to see the ability to have public projects for our Open Source work.

    165 votes
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  12. Desktop notifications with Web API notifications

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365467/desktop-notifications-with-web-api-notifications.html
    Desktop notifications to alert when assign an work item, when finish a build compilation, when a member of team makes check-in, when the date of end of project is near, etc...

    Desktop notifications with Web API notifications

    Here an example, some like glpi web notifications

    119 votes
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  13. Allow company DOMAIN integration - projects.<company.com> instead of <company>.visualstudio.com

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365444/allow-company-domain-integration-projects-instead.html
    Please update the Technologies list to include the Team Foundation Online - Visual Studio Online offering.

    This request is for Visual Studio Online to offer the use of the COMPANY DOMAIN.

    DOMAIN integration - projects.<company domain.com> or tfs.<company domain.com> instead of <company>.visualstudio.com

    119 votes
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  14. VSTS instance in Japan region

    This suggestion is migrated to Developer Community. Please use below link to view the current status.
    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365831/vsts-instance-in-japan-region.html
    Please bring the VSTS instance to Japan region. This will accelerate the VSTS adoption in the Japanese enterprise customers (such like financial sector, public sector, etc.).

    Some insights are below.

    - In enterprise customers, their current data security policies does not consider the cloud environment yet. Currently, they are trying to change their own security policies, but it also takes very long time and big effort. And if they want to use the cloud environment (such like VSTS) now, they require the exception…

    95 votes
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  15. Chinese Localization Support on VSTS - 请在VSTS上支持使用中文

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365821/chinese-localization-support-on-vsts-请在vsts上支持使用中文.html
    Now that VSTS has landed in Hong Kong China, I think it will be a great time to add Chinese Localization support. Chinese Language support is very important for most of Chinese developers.

    现在VSTS已经在中国香港落地,中国大陆的大量开发人员非常关心我们是否可以获得中文的操作界面,能够有完整的中文支持对于VSTS在中国(包括中国大陆/台湾/香港地区)非常重要,而且我相信海外的华人developer也会更希望使用自己最熟悉的语言。

    请广大的中国开发者都来投上你宝贵的一票,尽快争取这个功能在VSTS获得支持。

    谢谢大家!

    89 votes
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  16. Service Hooks to support on-premise HipChat

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365498/service-hooks-to-support-on-premise-hipchat.html
    Please consider supporting events posted to on-premise HipChat. Because of legal requirements we cannot use the HipChat hosted by Atlassian.

    Thanks!

    77 votes
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  17. Work with Atlassian to add Visual Studio Online Git integration into JIRA

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365453/work-with-atlassian-to-add-visual-studio-online-gi.html
    JIRA (https://www.atlassian.com/software/jira) is an isue tracking product and service used by over 35,000 companies around the world.

    The Atlassian JIRA DVCS Connector (see https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/BITBUCKET/Use+the+JIRA+DVCS+Connector+Add-on) allows for users to easily link their JIRA instance to a Bitbucket or GitHub account. This allows for source control commits to be linked to issues and for JIRA to automate workflow based on source control.

    I love using Visual Studio Online Git for my source control - but my team already has a significant investment…

    69 votes
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  18. Send backup notification to non TFS Admin users

    In my environment, the TFS Admin users don't have mailboxes. I'm probably not the only one, since Admin accounts should only be used for Administrative tasks. In the Scheduled Backups I can only configure that TFS Admin users receive notifications if a backup fails or succeeds. Not a regular (mail enabled) user.
    It would be very nice if I could select different users for receiving backup alerts. Now I have to use a scheduled script that sends the Full_... log every day to me...

    62 votes
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  19. Customise VSTS email templates

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    https://developercommunity.visualstudio.com/content/idea/365760/customise-vsts-email-templates.html
    It would be incredibly useful if email templates used around VSTS could be edited, with the possibility to add additional information about a work item, or to customise the subject heading of the email.
    It would also be excellent if you could select which template to use for each notification trigger.

    For my own use case, it would be ideal if I could add one of our custom fields to a template and alter the subject of the email based on the notification…

    57 votes
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  20. Make it possible to disable Team Project

    It is possible to stop a team project collection from the TFS Administration console, however there is no functionality to stop a Team Project.

    My enterprise follows a code freeze policy, during this time we would like to disable the team project completely, no changes to work items, code base, etc. The work around is changing the user group permissions, but that would mean changing the project meta, while ideally you do not want to do this when you are managing over 200 team projects.

    Appreciate if there any work around that I might have missed...

    56 votes
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