Introducing Azure DevOps Backup Tool Enhanced security, optimization and bug fixes!

Last Updated on April 13, 2024 by Michael Morten Sonne


I’m thrilled to announce the latest release of my small Azure DevOps backup tool – version is now live! 🚀

Here’s what’s new in this update:

Changes Made:

  • Small typos in logging
  • Small typos in tool in general
  • Sanitize directory name(s) to avoid path error(s) in backups and cleanup
  • Some code cleanup and optimization


  • Fix special characters in branch name to avoid path error when saving backups
  • The program now saves files using the DownloadStream method, allowing large files to download without crash and useing async.

Dependency Upgrades:

  • Upgraded Microsoft.Bcl.AsyncInterfaces.7.0.0 to Microsoft.Bcl.AsyncInterfaces.8.0.0
  • Upgraded System.Text.Encodings.Web.7.0.0 to System.Text.Encodings.Web.8.0.0
  • Upgraded System.Text.Json.7.0.3 to System.Text.Json.8.0.3
  • Upgraded RestSharp from to 110.2.0

This release aims to streamline your Azure DevOps code repo (git) backup process with added security, improved functionality, fixed some bugs and enhanced customization options.

Don’t miss out on these enhancements – update your tool now! 💻

19 changed files with 1,041 additions and 937 deletions from! 🫣


You can download the new release right here at the GitHub page: Releases · michaelmsonne/AzureDevOpsBackupTool (

Console output when useing the tool

Start of backup

Console output – when starting backup and connection to the API for Azure DevOps

End of backup

Console output – when backup and connection to the API for Azure DevOps is done and email report is send


With the latest release of Azure DevOps Backup Tool version, we’ve bolstered security, enhanced functionality, and introduced needed options to streamline your Azure DevOps repo (git) backup process. Upgrade now and experience a more efficient and secure backup solution tailored to your needs.

And sorry for the small bugs 😂

Keep your repositories safe and your workflow seamless with our latest update!

Do you have any ideas? Feel free to share them with me, or if you prefer, you can create a pull request on GitHub. Your input is valuable, and I’m eager to hear from you!

Thank you for taking the time to visit my blog. Kindly share it with others if you find it helpful for them! 😉🔐👍

Stay tuned for the new post about something cool! 🥳


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