Brian Keller has published a Virtual Machine with Visual Studio 11 Developer Preview bits and described 6 hands-on-labs that can be tried in that virtual machine. In this blog post, I will show how you can use the same virtual machine in order to try out an additional walkthrough for Lab Management.
In this walkthrough, we will:
Before going through this walkthrough, ensure that you have:
Install additional software and create additional assets
Create a standard environment
Create and run a Build-Deploy-Test definition
In this walkthrough, you have seen how easy it was to create a standard environment. The process of installing agents onto the machines of the standard environment is automated. You also saw how you can run a build-deploy-test workflow using a standard environment. These are some of the enhancements in Visual Studio 11.
In the walkthrough, you have used the same machine for creating the standard environment. In a more realistic scenario, you would typically have test machines that you would compose into an environment. Accomplishing that using the VSALM machine can be done as follows: