Why are tests not running in the order that is set inside test suite in Visual Studio Online?

We have Microsoft Visual Team Services builds, Visual Studio Test Agent is deployed to virtual machine.


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VSTS builds and test runs will not run tests in a specific order unless you create Ordered Tests in your test suite.

If your Visual Studio Online subscription doesn't include Ordered Tests, you may not be able to specify an order for your tests.

  • How I create Ordered Tests in my test suite in Visual Studio Online?
    – Majkl
    Commented May 19, 2017 at 14:03
  • msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms182631(v=vs.140).aspx
    – Kate Paulk
    Commented May 19, 2017 at 15:03
  • Please, how to include Ordered Tests into Visual Studio Online subscription ?
    – Majkl
    Commented May 22, 2017 at 6:32
  • Or how to find out if Visual Studio Online subscription include Ordered Tests ? And how to set up?
    – Majkl
    Commented May 22, 2017 at 8:11
  • And what in the case that I add tests to the ordered test and in the Test Assembly field I replace default value: **test.dll by value: ***.orderedtest Is it possible ? Is it possible to run ordered tests in the Visual Studio Online ?
    – Majkl
    Commented May 22, 2017 at 8:19

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