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PowerShell script to deploy package to Azure Worker Role by using teamcity CI build server
#Modified and simplified version of
#Modified and treat error-terminating of
$ErrorActionPreference = "Stop"
$subscription = "[Your Subscription Name]"
$service = "[Your Azure Service Name]"
$slot = "staging" #staging or production
$package = "[ProjectName]\bin\[BuildConfigName]\app.publish\[ProjectName].cspkg"
$configuration = "[ProjectName]\bin\[BuildConfigName]\app.publish\ServiceConfiguration.Cloud.cscfg"
$timeStampFormat = "g"
$deploymentLabel = "ContinuousDeploy to $service v%build.number%"
Write-Output "Running Azure Imports"
Import-AzurePublishSettingsFile "C:\TeamCity\[Your PublishSettings Filename].publishsettings"
function Publish(){
Write-Output "$(Get-Date -f $timeStampFormat) - Publising Azure Deployment..."
$deployment = Get-AzureDeployment -ServiceName $service -Slot $slot -ErrorVariable a -ErrorAction silentlycontinue
if ($a[0] -ne $null) {
Write-Output "$(Get-Date -f $timeStampFormat) - No deployment is detected. Creating a new deployment. "
if ($deployment.Name -ne $null) {
#Update deployment inplace (usually faster, cheaper, won't destroy VIP)
Write-Output "$(Get-Date -f $timeStampFormat) - Deployment exists in $service. Upgrading deployment."
} else {
function CreateNewDeployment()
write-progress -id 3 -activity "Creating New Deployment" -Status "In progress"
Write-Output "$(Get-Date -f $timeStampFormat) - Creating New Deployment: In progress"
$opstat = New-AzureDeployment -Slot $slot -Package $package -Configuration $configuration -label $deploymentLabel -ServiceName $service
$completeDeployment = Get-AzureDeployment -ServiceName $service -Slot $slot
$completeDeploymentID = $completeDeployment.deploymentid
write-progress -id 3 -activity "Creating New Deployment" -completed -Status "Complete"
Write-Output "$(Get-Date -f $timeStampFormat) - Creating New Deployment: Complete, Deployment ID: $completeDeploymentID"
function UpgradeDeployment()
write-progress -id 3 -activity "Upgrading Deployment" -Status "In progress"
Write-Output "$(Get-Date -f $timeStampFormat) - Upgrading Deployment: In progress"
# perform Update-Deployment
$setdeployment = Set-AzureDeployment -Upgrade -Slot $slot -Package $package -Configuration $configuration -label $deploymentLabel -ServiceName $service -Force
$completeDeployment = Get-AzureDeployment -ServiceName $service -Slot $slot
$completeDeploymentID = $completeDeployment.deploymentid
write-progress -id 3 -activity "Upgrading Deployment" -completed -Status "Complete"
Write-Output "$(Get-Date -f $timeStampFormat) - Upgrading Deployment: Complete, Deployment ID: $completeDeploymentID"
#Azure Publish Execution
Set-AzureSubscription -CurrentStorageAccount [Your Storage Account Name] -SubscriptionName $subscription
throw #Rethrow to detect failed build status. Check "an erorr message is logged by build runner" in TeamCity Bulid configuration Failure Conditions menu
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