Common Problems

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    Special Characters in Build Definition Names Don't Work

    Martijn · 3 · Last reply by Martijn


    We are using VSTS with the standalone AnyStatus v2.3.20 and we encountered a problem while adding a widget for a new build.

    We have several build definitions and recently added a build definition with a '+' character in the name "Release Build + Increment Build Number". When I add a widget for this build definition I receive an error which informs me the build definition cannot be found. 

    I cloned the build definition and removed the '+' from the name like this "Release Build Increment Build Number Clone". This build can be found without a problem.

    Replacing the '+'

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    New VSTS add-in can't find some build definitions names.

    David · 3 · Last reply by AnyStatus

    Error configuring build definitions, I have the following build definitions:




    Any Status recognizes only the first one. It seems a limitation in "GetBuildDefinitionAsync" method.

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    Configured Widgets are duplicated automatically

    Erik van Dijk · 4 · Last reply by AnyStatus

    I am using v 1.6.3  of the Windows application. I configured a set of widgets to Jenkins jobs and Jenkins Views. But the configured widget multiply over the time. It seems that new copies are added on every refresh (refresh rate 60 seconds).

    Also, triggering a build from AnyStatus does NOT trigger the Jenkins machine to start a new build.

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    Creating new Item: Second Jenkins Job overwrite previous created

    C Neufeldt · 3 · Last reply by AnyStatus

    I Try to create multiple jenkins Jobs but the second always overwrite the previous Created.

    After Restart of visual Studio i can create a new Job but same problem after that with the previous created

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    Settings are lost after upgrade to Visual Studio 2017

    Rik Crompton · 1 · Last reply by AnyStatus

    Replication Steps:

    • Setup some CI monitors in AnyStatus
    • Update Visual Studio
    • Open Visual Studio and go to AnyStatus

    Expected result:

    • The CI Monitors should be visible

    Actual result:

    • The AnyStatus pane is empty


    This is a difficult one for me to recreate, but I *think* that my AnyStatus settings are lost after I update Visual Studio 2017.  I've noticed that the AnyStatus pane has become empty a few times recently, and it co-incides with times that I have applied an update to VS 2017.

    For Ref: I'm using VS2017 Pro

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    Open window at the last position it was closed (after reboot)

    Benjamin Buchfink · 2 · Last reply by AnyStatus

    The main window always opens in the upper left corner of the screen.

    I personally like to have it in the bottom right corner.

    When I close it there and open it via the tray icon it remembers its position correctly.

    But when I restart Windows the window opens in the upper left corner again.

    It would be nice if position AND size of the window were persisted even after reboot

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    Error connecting to VSTS in version 2

    Matthew Steeples · 4 · Last reply by Matthew Steeples

    This worked in 1.6 (on a different computer) but fails on v2. Activity log shows the following

    An error occurred in CI: No registration for type IRequestHandler<HealthCheckRequest<VSTSBuild_v1>> could be found. Note that there exists a registration for a different type AnyStatus.API.IRequestHandler<TRequest> while the requested type is AnyStatus.API.IRequestHandler`1[[AnyStatus.API.HealthCheckRequest<AnyStatus.API.HealthCheckRequest<AnyStatus.VSTSBuild_v1>>.

    Release Manager connection is working fine

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    Open in browser does not work with VSTS build

    Martijn · 3 · Last reply by Martijn

    I recently updated AnyStatus to v2.0.58 and now the Open in Browser function doesn't work anymore. I tried to make a new configuration but the problem still persists. 

    I get an error message box with the message: "Oops! An error occurred in AnyStatus 2.0.58. Name/_build/index?definitionId=1&_a=completed."

    I changed the companyname and project name for privacy reasons but they're very similar. Including the space in the project name. Same thing with the following stacktrace: 

    [12: 26:19] System.UriFormatException: Name/_build/index?definitionId=1&_a=completed at AnyStatus.API.OpenWebPage`1.HandleCore(OpenWebPageRequest`1 request) at AnyStatus.API.RequestHandler`1.Handle(TRequest request, CancellationToken cancellationToken) at AnyStatus.RequestHandlerWrapperImpl`1.<>c__DisplayClass0_0.<<Handle>g__Handler|0>d.MoveNext() --- End of stack trace from previous location where exception was thrown

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    Any status makes vs2017 crash when opening tools->options->anystatus after install

    Kenneth Hov · 2 · Last reply by AnyStatus

    Any status makes vs2017 crash when opening tools->options->anystatus (never opened anystaus, just installed). If I open settings via the any status window, it works. When I tried after opening anystatus window, the I was able to open settings from the tools menu without vs2017 crash. 

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    Unauthorized Error on adding a TFS build on VS 2017

    Rik Crompton · 2 · Last reply by AnyStatus

    I've added AnyStatus to a fresh install of VS 2017 (15.2 (26430.13).  When I try to add a TFS build it fails with the following errors in the Output window:

    I'm using Visual Studio online:

    • URL:
    • Collection: DefaultCollection
    • Team Project: <Project Name>
    • Build Definition: <Build Name>
    • User Name & Password: as used when accessing


    [10:59:44.951] Updating "BUILD". [10:59:45.364] An error occurred while updating "BUILD". Exception: System.AggregateException: One or more errors occurred. ---> System.Net.Http.HttpRequestException: Response status code does not indicate success: 401 (Unauthorized). at System.Net.Http.HttpResponseMessage.EnsureSuccessStatusCode() at AnyStatus.BaseTfsBuildHandler.<GetBuildDefinitionIdAsync>d__2.MoveNext() --- End of inner exception stack trace --- at System.Threading.Tasks.Task.ThrowIfExceptional(Boolean includeTaskCanceledExceptions) at

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