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Azure + Azure Devops

Configure PostgreSQL#

Create and configure PostgreSQL database for storing your app related information. This database will be managed by Ignite App and required for App registration.

1. Setup PostgreSQL#


2. Review & Create#

3. Database Credential#

Keep your database credential handy in the following format postgres://{username}:{your_password}@{servername}

Create Container Registry#

1. Create New Container Registry#


2. Review & Create#

3. View#


4. Enable Admin User#


Configure Service Connection#

1. New Service Connection#

Select Azure Resource Manager


2. Select Service Principle#


3. Select Subscription#


Configure Pipelines#

1. Create New Pipeline#

Use the classic editor


2. Select a Source#

Select Repository & “Dev” Branch


3. Select a Template#

Search and Select Docker container


4. Select Agent Pool#


5. Review/Change Source#


6. Build an Image#

Select Subscription & Container Registry

On Build Arguments

BUILD_VERSION=beta-$(Build.BuildId) ,for Dev Branch (Dev Pipeline)Or BUILD_VERSION=v$(Build.BuildId) ,for Main/Master Branch (QA-Prod Pipeline)Press Info and Link the Settings

On Image Name

your-desire-image-name:beta-$(Build.BuildId) ,for Dev Branch (Dev Pipeline)your-desire-image-name:v$(Build.BuildId) ,for Main/Master Branch (QA-Prod Pipeline)

7. Push an Image#

Select Subscription & Container Registry On Image Name

your-desire-image-name:beta-$(Build.BuildId) ,for Dev Branch (Dev Pipeline)your-desire-image-name:v$(Build.BuildId) ,for Main/Master Branch (QA-Prod Pipeline)


Custom Deployment Using Private Repository (Local Development)#

Deploy using private repository (local development)

1. Create App#


Click on button “New App”


2. Set App Name#

Provide a suitable name for your application and click on button “Create App”


3. Get Ignite Keys#

You will get the IGNIT_EDITOR_API_SECRET key, copy or save this key for later use in Deploy to Azure.


4. Set Ignite Runtime URL#

We will setup this URL once we will finish the "deploy-on-azure".


5. Deploy to Azure#

After the Ignite Platform team provisions your account, you may use the following "Deploy to Azure" button to get started your deployment using local development with private repository.

You may need a Microsoft Azure account, docker account with azure container registry

You will be redirected to Azure after clicking this button.


Below are required parameters details-

  • Subscription: Select your azure account subscription type that you want for this custom deployment. All resources in an Azure subscription are billed together.

  • Resource group: A resource group is a collection of resources that share the same lifecycle, permissions, and policies. You can select your existing resource group or can also create new one.

  • Region: Select a location for the resource group. For example, Central US. Not every resource is available in every region.

  • Location: Select a location for the storage account. For example, Central US.

  • App_Service_Plan_Name: Provide app service plan name

  • App_Service_Plan_SKU: Select the suitable Azure plan. For more information about Azure plan visit Azure Pricing Plans

  • Web_App_Name: Create a unique and suitable web application name. Your deployed application will be running with your web app name. for example, if Web_App_name is "myDemo" then application will be hosted in URL

  • ENV_DATABASE_URL: This URL includes protocol, user credentials, host and port. Refer to database credential

  • ENV_IGNITE_EDITOR_API_SECRET: This API key is found within the Ignite Dashboard when registering an app. Refer to Get Ignite Keys

  • ENV_DB_SSL_OPTION: If your database supports or requires SSL, it is recommended to turn this on

  • ENV_START_MODE: Select desired start mode (Required for git based application development)

  • Env_DOCKER_REGISTRY_SERVER_URL Provide docker registry server URL

  • Env_DOCKER_CUSTOM_IMAGE_NAME Provide docker image name URL

  • Env_DOCKER_REGISTRY_SERVER_USERNAME Provide docker registry server username

  • Env_DOCKER_REGISTRY_SERVER_PASSWORD Provide docker registry server password

6. Finish Ignite Runtime URL#


  • Click Launch button on your application in the Dashboard and start execution.


Repeat above steps for others environment like Dev, QA, and Prod

Release Pipeline#

1. New Release Pipeline#

Search deployment and select Azure App Service deployment


2. Enter Stage Name#


3. Add Artifacts#


4. Modify Task#

Select Stage & Deploy Azure App Service TaskSelect Subscription & App ServiceRegistry: yourazureregistry.azurecr.ioImage: registry imageTag: $(Build.BuildId)


5. Enable Continuous Deployment#

Enter Tag Filter: ^beta- for Dev Enter Tag Filter: ^v for QA/Prod


6. Sample Release Strategy#

On Push to Dev Branch


On Push to Master Branch