Connect Azure Repos Using a Personal Access Token

If you are using Azure Repos as your git repository, you will need to create a personal access token.

Create a personal access token in Azure DevOps

Instructions on how to do this in Azure DevOps can be found here: Use personal access tokens

The Azure user account creating this PAT will need to be a part of the "Project Administrator" permissions group for all relevant projects to be added to LinearB.

Connecting Azure Repos for git support

From your Azure Boards page, click on your user settings in the top right corner, select Personal access tokens, and click on the +New Token button.

Please ensure the following permissions are granted:

  • User Profile: Read (vso.profile)
  • Project And Team: Read (vso.project)
  • Code: Read (vso.code)
  • Build: Read (
  • Graph: Read (vso.graph)

Add your Azure DevOps token to LinearB

Once generated, paste your personal access token into LinearB's connect page. If you have not yet connected a Git account, you will be directed to this page upon logging in. If you have already connected a Git account, click on the gear icon in the top right of your page, select Company Settings, click on the Git tab, and click the Add Integration button. Paste in your token and LinearB will begin processing your GitHub data!

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