Org Level Default branch name for repos in Azure DevOps

By | October 3, 2020

org level default branch

Azure DevOps now has support to set up the Org level default branch name for new repositories. For Azure DevOps Git Repositories, by default branch name is set to master. Whenever we create new repositories, it takes master as default. You can set up a new name for your default branch, and all the new repositories will be initialized from the same. This setting is now available for the organization level.

Org Level Default branch name for repos in Azure DevOps

From specific projects, the Project Settings, Navigate to Repositories then Settings, and “turn on” the feature.

Similarly, with the recent updates from Azure DevOps, for org level, you can do the changes organization level, from the complete DevOps organization.

Similar to the project level, you will find Repositories under organization-level settings for org level Configuration

Org level configuration name will take in place if the project level repositories default name is not set.

Author: Abhijit Jana

Abhijit runs the Daily .NET Tips. He started this site with a vision to have a single knowledge base of .NET tips and tricks and share post that can quickly help any developers . He is a Former Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, CodeProject MVP, Mentor, Speaker, Author, Technology Evangelist and presently working as a .NET Consultant. He blogs at http://abhijitjana.net , you can follow him @AbhijitJana . He is the author of book Kinect for Windows SDK Programming Guide.

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