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  1. Improve PermissionSet comparisons by providing an option to ignore fieldPermissions when their editable/readable are set to false

    Current Metadata Behavior:
    When a new object is added, objectPermissions are only added to a PermissionSet only if one of allowCreate, allowDelete, allowEdit, modifyAllRecords, viewAllRecords are set to true
    When a new field is added, the new fieldPermission is added to all PermissionSets by default (with editable and readable set to false).
    NB. PermissionSets are additive in behavior and can only open up access not revoke. Values of false have no meaning and are only noise.

    Current Gearset Comparison Behavior:
    Comparing PermissionSets show these new fieldPermssions as New Items even when default values for editable, readable are set to false.…

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      2 comments  ·  Improvement  ·  Admin →
    • Scheduled deployment freezes

      Prevent deployments during certain periods of time for a team or for production environments

      4 votes
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      • Add column filtering with org type(s) in deployment history

        Ability to filter on org and/or org type in deployment history so we can easily view which deployments were made to which orgs. For example, filter to only return deployments to production orgs.

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        • would be cool to be able to "ignore" certain differences

          would be cool to be able to "ignore" certain differences... e.g. encryption. So if encryption is enabled in a Production Org but not in a Sandbox (not sure if Encryption is possible for SBs), you have a difference for every custom field <encrypted>true/false</encrypted> which is really irritating.

          2 votes
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          • Be able to switch the direction of a comparison/deployment

            Sometimes we need to reconcile changes on an object between two orgs, where some of the changes have been made in Org1 and some in Org2. Having set up metadata filters, compared and deployed required changes from Org1 to Org2, it would be nice to be able click a button to switch direction to then deploy required changes from Org2 back to Org1, without having to go through the whole process of setting up a new comparison.

            2 votes
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            • Gearset integration with Jira hosted on local Server

              It will be great to have Gearset integration with Jira hosted on local Server. Currently, we have only with JIRA cloud.
              Thanks

              2 votes
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              • FogBugz integration for Gearset

                We'd LOVE a FogBugz integration for Gearset similar to the new Jira Integration.

                https://docs.gearset.com/feature-walkthroughs/integrating-with-jira

                2 votes
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                • Show Workflow Activities As Dependency of Parent Workflow

                  When selecting a Workflow Rule, its dependent components (i.e., email alerts) are not shown in the dependency view. They should be.

                  2 votes
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                  • Compare active versions of flows (processes)

                    When comparing flows (processes) between environments, Gearset appears to try to match on flow version number, even though different environments are likely to have different numbers. It seems like it would probably be more helpful if the comparisons were between just the active versions.

                    9 votes
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                    • Support more than one Dev Hub (sfdx) per Gearset Account | Manage Orgs

                      The Manage Orgs tabs only allows one to have at most one Dev Hub. This can be limiting in the following use cases:

                      1. Your Gearset user account is associated to a PROD org that has Dev Hub enabled yet the Gearset user wants to experiment with sfdx and Gearset using the SFDC Trailhead-recommended 30 day Dev Hub Trial Org

                      2. You are a consultant working with multiple clients, each using SFDX and hence each with their own Dev Hub. Yet as consultant, you have only a single Gearset account.

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                        • Avoid Analyzer suggesting to deploy a workflow's Sobject when such SObject and all referenced fields exists in the target

                          Use case:
                          1. Deploy from source to target a changed Workflow (from active to deactivated)
                          2. Target already has all of the workflow's referenced components (fields used in filter criteria, fields used in Field Update)

                          Analyzer will tell you "Add the following to the deployment" and something that looks like:

                          Deploy All
                          - object.WfName
                          -- object and its subcomponents
                          -- object and its subcomponents
                          -- object and its subcomponents

                          Since the object is already in the target as are the subcomponents, this message is alarmingly misleading and could inadvertently lead to deploying an object not yet ready.

                          The above message…

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                          • Cache Github comparison so deploy to different orgs is quicker

                            When cloning the same package from production to multiple developer orgs it would be nice to save the cache the GitHub download so that you don't have to wait on Github.

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                            • Improve analyzer for named credential when target is an org

                              Named Credentials can't be deployed into a SFDC org under (at least) the following circumstances: Authentication Protocol = Password Authentication.

                              If you try and deploy to an org (works fine for source control), you will get this error: "A password is required for the specified authentication protocol."

                              Root cause is that XML does not contain the pw:
                              <NamedCredential xmlns="http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata">
                              <endpoint>https://oauth.helix.com/v0/oauth/access_token</endpoint>
                              <label>foo</label>
                              <principalType>NamedUser</principalType>
                              <protocol>Password</protocol>
                              <username>bar</username>
                              </NamedCredential>

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                              • Allow "Rollback" if you have a user within the same org

                                Rollback currently requires the user who did the deployment to enable "Deployment" user access. Instead, it would be helpful if I could use my own user, within the same org, to do the rollback.

                                This would be helpful if the individual who did the first deployment is unavailable.

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                                • Static code analysis - allow for exclude patterns on classes

                                  The new static code analysis feature using PMD is a good first start but there are too many false positives to make this useful

                                  Here is one place to start:

                                  Allow for specification of regex patterns to exclude classes. Specifically, classes that start with xxxx_ would be most helpful as it would allow us to remove from analysis unmanaged packed code like fflib (Enterprise Patterns) or sfab (SobjectFabricator). There are hundreds of lines of PMD rule alerts from these classes

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Support for zipping and unzipping static resources in GIT repos.

                                    Add support to automatically unzip zipped static resources when migrating to a GIT repo and re-zipping when migrating to SF. This would allow me to edit my static resource files without having to manually unzip them.

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                                    • Add an auto-save feature while building deployment packages

                                      As Gearset is run through a web browser, if the browser happens to freeze while a package is being built, you don't have the opportunity to save it as a Draft Deployment. An auto-save feature would allow someone to pick up where they left off, or when the last auto-save was done, without having to start from scratch.

                                      29 votes
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                                      • Allow for selecting which repositories to display for github in org settings.

                                        It would be helpful to be able to select repositories to display in the selection under Manage Orgs. Some of our repos in Github aren't related to Salesforce deployments, and filtering those out so they don't even show in the list would be really helpful in getting to selections faster.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Support aliases for metadata types in the search box

                                          So often, I type something in the search box for a metadata type based on the point-and-click force.com labels and the search comes up with nothing.

                                          I'd suggest an auto-substitute option so if one types in 'Email alert', it auto-prompts for the metadata API substitute: 'Workflow alert' Or, if one types in 'Support process', it auto-prompts to substitute 'Business Process'

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