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Replacing self-hosted agents with ephemeral pipelines agents in Azure DevOps

Sometimes we are in need of using self-hosted agents in our pipelines due to our Azure Resources not being exposed on the internet, and only accessible via a private network, because we are excluded from using Microsoft-hosted agents, and we need to maintain a pool of self-hosted agents. In this case, Ephemeral Pipelines Agents could be our solution to get rid of self-hosted agents (for deployment purposes).