WhiteSource Bolt in Visual Studio subscriptions

Find and fix open source vulnerabilities and generate comprehensive inventory and license reports of all open source components in your build.

Activation steps

  1. To activate your WhiteSource Bolt benefit, sign in to https://my.visualstudio.com/benefits .

  2. Locate the WhiteSource Bolt tile in the Tools section, and click on the Get Code link at the bottom of the benefit tile.

    WhiteSource Benefit Tile

  3. You’ll receive a notification displaying your activation code. Copy the code to your clipboard, then click Activate.

    WhiteSource Benefit Code

  4. On the Activate your account page, click the install link in step 1.

  5. Click Get it free in the Visual Studio Marketplace.

  6. Next, select the Azure DevOps organization you want to use and click Install. (If you have not yet set up Azure DevOps Services, visit the Benefits page and activate your Azure DevOps Services benefit.)

  7. Click Proceed to organization.

  8. Once you've successfully installed WhiteSource Bolt, return to the activate page, and view the video to see how to configure it.

  9. For more information, visit the WhiteSource Bolt FAQ page.


WhiteSource Bolt is now available free in the Visual Studio Marketplace.

Support resources

Next steps

As a Visual Studio subscriber, you can use Microsoft Azure at no extra charge. With your monthly Azure credit, Azure is your personal sandbox for dev/test. You can provision virtual machines, cloud services, and other Azure resources. Credit amounts vary by subscription level.