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1 HANDBOOK . VISUAL STUDIO SUBSCRIPTIONS. ADMIN HANDBOOK . ADMN. Table of contents Oh Hello! 2 3 5. Editor's note Assigning Visual Why should I assign Visual Studio subscriptions Studio subscriptions? Quick start Super admin capabilities Editor's note 7-16 17 20-21 This guide is designed to help you get What's in a Visual Admin best practices Helpful links started managing subscriptions quickly, Studio subscription? while providing a clear explanation of Visual Studio For admins what's in a Visual Studio subscription .. Azure dev/test individual credits Azure dev/test pricing For subscribers and why assigning subscriptions is About subscriptions DevOps important to your role. It also includes Software & downloads Services a comprehensive list of resources and .. training Support support tools in one place to help you do what you need to do. Support tools in one VISUAL STUDIO SUBSCRIPTIONS ADMIN HANDBOOK .
2 Place to help you do what you need to do 02. Assigning Visual 4 To take a tour of the portal, check out the videos for using the Studio Subscriptions admin portal on the Visual Studio subscriptions administration page at: Quick start Getting set up You can also read about all the functionalities in our admin docs: This section is intended to help you get signed in and quickly begin managing Visual Studio subscriptions in four short steps. There are additional resources available in the helpful links section. In addition to assigning Visual Studio subscriptions, super admins have more responsibilities and control over what happens in the Visual Studio 1 Go to the Visual Studio subscriptions administration page at: Subscriptions Administration Portal. They can: , choose Admin portal sign-in and sign in. Assign other super admins or admins 2 Bookmark for future use Set agreement-level preferences to auto-populate Visual Studio to take you directly to the portal.
3 Subscription assignment information such as subscription level, external employee access, download access, etc. Read more about If you can't sign in, a super admin on your agreement will be able to add you. For how to do this at: information about being added, check out the FAQ section on the Visual Studio subscriptions administration page referenced above. To watch how to onboard as a super admin, check out the video for new admins on the Visual Studio subscriptions administration page 3 Once in the portal, you will be able to see available and assigned Visual Studio referenced above. You can also read about it in our admin docs: https://. subscriptions for your organization's agreement(s). Portal functionalities depend upon your role, but all roles can: Add, edit and delete individual users Add or edit multiple subscriptions using a simple Excel template Assign Visual Studio subscriptions using Azure Active Directory (AAD) groups (available for organizations with Enterprise agreements).
4 Read more at: View reporting about Visual Studio subscription assignments and track maximum assignment levels 04. Visual Studio Why should I assign subscriptions Visual Studio subscriptions? include so much more beyond the Improve productivity the benefits and services included in Visual Studio IDE to support developers.. subscriptions provide a comprehensive set of resources to help your developers work faster, smarter and deploy efficiently Foster developer growth the technical and professional training included in a subscription enables your developers to learn while Azure dev/test individual credits help them explore and experiment with using Azure Realize your org's investment ensure your organization gets the most value out of their investment by assigning Visual Studio subscriptions Visual Studio helps your developers write code quickly, collaborate, and analyze, test, and deploy their applications.
5 But there is so much more included in a Visual Studio subscription that doesn't come with the Visual Studio license. This guide will explain all the different benefits included in detail. Why is my role important? Although your developers may use Visual Studio as a standalone license in your organization, without you to assign subscriptions to them, they won't have access to all the benefits that are available. By assigning a subscription, you're unlocking services and benefits for your developers, allowing them to accelerate their growth, be more productive, and stay up to date with emerging trends and technologies. 06. What's in a subscription? Visual Studio Visual Studio subscriptions ensure that your developers always have access to the latest version of Visual Studio on PC and Mac, in addition When people hear the name Visual Studio, they usually to all the previous versions. think of the Integrated Development Environment or IDE.
6 But Visual Studio subscriptions include so much more Visual Studio Enterprise and Visual Studio Enterprise for Mac are the beyond the IDE to support developers. tools your developers can use to build applications. Visual Studio is an integrated, end-to-end solution for teams of any size with demanding quality and scale needs. In addition to writing code, Visual Studio Tools Powerful software that enables enables them to analyze, debug, test, collaborate and deploy. developers to innovate They can increase their productivity with IntelliTest, Live Unit Testing, and Azure An opportunity to learn and Live Dependency Validation which helps them deliver code with quality, explore cloud possibilities accuracy and speed. This enables them to spend more time writing code Software Downloads Access to thousands of by infusing code quality right from the first line. software downloads for development and test Services Access to apps and services that support IntelliTrace, Snapshot debugger , Code Map, Xamarin Profiler and different unique developer scenarios Xamarin Inspector help your developers understand the root cause of training Resources to help developers improve issues quickly.
7 They can fix bugs faster with these advanced debugging their technical and professional skills and diagnostic tools whether they are working on desktop, web, cloud, Support Help resolving any technical or mobile apps. issues along the way Visual Studio is cloud-connected helping your developers stay up-to- date and in the know, and more efficiently with built-in and downloaded We'll go more in-depth for each of the benefits in the features. It also enables them to collaborate seamlessly without leaving following pages. Depending on which Visual Studio the development environment with Visual Studio Live Share. Live Share subscription your subscribers have, not all benefits are enables your developers to collaboratively edit and debug code in real- included. This HANDBOOK shares what is in the Visual time with anyone using their favorite tools. Pair programming, code Studio Enterprise Subscription with GitHub Enterprise reviews, and more are made easy with shared servers, terminals, diffs, because it's the most comprehensive subscription and comments.
8 Available. But for a comparison of what's included in the other Visual Studio subscription levels, visit the benefits page at: What's in a subscription? 08. Azure dev/test individual credits Azure Dev/test Pricing Developers get up to $150 in dev/test individual credits to use to Your Visual Studio subscribers are eligible to receive discounted rates on learn and experiment in Azure. This means they can try running virtual Azure to support their ongoing development and testing. They also receive machines, storing data, and developing serverless apps in the cloud cloud use rights of their subscription software on Azure to help their with Azure. There's no credit card required, so as an admin, you don't Azure credits go farther. There are a few dev/test pricing options available have to worry about unexpected charges going to your purchasing depending on your organization. department. When your Visual Studio subscribers reach the monthly cap for their credits, their Azure services will stop until their next monthly Enterprise Dev/test credits are added.
9 If you choose to, you can remove the spending cap by adding a credit card. If your organization has an Enterprise agreement with an Azure subscription, you can get discounted pricing on Azure through our Enterprise Dev/. The $150 limit resets automatically each month while their Visual Studio test offer. This is a specific Azure subscription type created in your Azure subscription is active, so you don't need to do anything to make sure enrollment portal that automatically provides the Azure discounted rates. that they get their credits. Pay-As-You-Go Dev/test Curious to find out how far your subscribers' $150 will stretch in Azure? There are several different scenarios on our Azure for Visual Studio If your organization doesn't have an Azure Enterprise agreement, this is subscriptions webpage. For each scenario, the pricing calculator auto- a great way to get discounted Azure Dev/test pricing.
10 You can set this up populates the cost so your subscribers know exactly how far their through your Azure account with credit card billing (invoicing is credits will go. also available). To see for yourself, just visit our Azure for Visual Studio subscribers The Enterprise Dev/test offer and the Pay-As-You-Go Dev/test offer are webpage at: Click on See designed to meet the non-production needs of teams with Visual Studio product and pricing details for any of the scenarios and scroll to the subscribers. Your organization essentially receives a discount on Azure bottom to see your estimate. for Microsoft products. These offers allow your developers to quickly get their teams up and running with dev/test environments in the cloud using pre-configured virtual machines, including Windows 10, and low rates on Windows Virtual Machines, Cloud Services, SQL Database, HDInsight, App Service and Logic Apps.