Your CI system may store your output in many different
places. We have customers that prefer to
store their output in Azure Blob storage instead of publishing artifacts from
their CI system. With Visual Studio Team Services Release Management you can
skip the artifact download step. This will allow you to trigger a release using
the REST API without having to publish artifacts. You can then download the data from wherever you
like as part of your release.
To skip the artifact download follow these steps.
Click the ellipse of the desired environment
Select Agent options… Expand the General section
Check the box for Skip artifacts download
Now your release will skip downloading the artifacts for