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  • Question

  • During Release in tfs2017 (online) when i make a successfull build after the build when i go for release after some time error is occuring

    2017-11-28T14:07:03.9167613Z ##[error]Invalid URI: The format of the URI could not be determined.

    Why this error is occuring because i am doing the same process in other builds and release they are completing successfully but in the current release it's creating such kind of error.

    Tuesday, November 28, 2017 3:04 PM

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  • Hi Mohammad,

    Could you indicate you are using on-premise TFS 2017 or VSTS?

    Do you mean you trigger a continuous deployment after build? Could you share your build and release definition?

    Could you please share the entire release log?

    Best regards,


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    Wednesday, November 29, 2017 3:15 AM
  • Hi Cece Dong-MSFT,

    I am using TFS2017.

    and I am not applying trigger for continuous deployment after build i am doing deployment manually but this error is occurring during release. The same method i apply for the other projects they succeed but in the current project it is generating error of downloading artifacts

    These are the logs

    1. 2017-11-29T10:48:05.5689524Z Retrying download...
    2. 2017-11-29T10:48:05.5719551Z Ensuring artifact folder D:\AutoBuild\_work\r2\a\QCTest-Payroll-28-Nov exists and is clean.
    3. 2017-11-29T10:48:05.5729560Z Preparing to get the list of available artifacts from build
    4. 2017-11-29T10:48:05.6740469Z Preparing to download artifact: drop
    5. 2017-11-29T10:48:05.6740469Z Artifact Type: FileShare
    6. 2017-11-29T10:48:05.7020722Z ##[error]Invalid URI: The format of the URI could not be determined.
    7. 2017-11-29T10:48:05.7080780Z ##[section]Finishing: Download Artifacts



    Wednesday, November 29, 2017 10:47 AM