Alternate Authentication Credentials

To allow third party tools to connect to your visual studio online enable Alternate Authentication Credentials
Alternate Authentication Credentials

After making the change I got an email from Microsoft. This is standard security policy now.

Hi Eric Tummers,

To maintain the security and privacy of your profile and account information, we monitor certain types of actions. Our records indicate that on January 30, 2014 at 07:30:41 AM (UTC), your alternate authentication credentials were either set for the first time or changed.

If you did not make this change, please contact us immediately at so we can investigate this further with you.

Thank you,
Team Foundation Service team

Microsoft respects your privacy. Please read our online Privacy Statement.

About erictummers

Working in a DevOps team is the best thing that happened to me. I like challenges and sharing the solutions with others. On my blog I’ll mostly post about my work, but expect an occasional home project, productivity tip and tooling review.
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