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  1. User Last loggged in and User Usage

    It would be great to see when a team member last logged in on the user account management page. It would also be great to see like a report or extension on the user page where we can see user usage information. Like number of compares, deployments, etc.. may when last compare was done.

    9 votes
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  2. Explicitly set object-level permissions, even if these are omitted from XML provided by Salesforce API

    Valerio recommended that I post this suggestion following a discussion on 29 August 2019.

    Issue reference:
    https://docs.gearset.com/en/articles/3226459-a-note-on-deploying-custom-object-permissions-on-new-profiles

    Issue:
    1. Remove all object-level access for "Lead" from a custom profile in a source org
    2. Deploy this profile to a target org
    3. The profile in the target org will have access to the "Lead" object ENABLED, because this access is included in the Standard User profile (see document link above)

    The workaround (deploying and then deploying again) is cumbersome and not always practical, e.g. if making automated, one-step deployments outside of Gearset. Failing to make a second deployment means that…

    13 votes
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  3. Support package.xml filtering when using Git comparison with a SFDX folder structure

    When using a git repo with a SFDX folder structure + package/xml (in the /manifest folder) gearset dos not take into account elements in the package.xml when checking the option (filter with package.xml)

    18 votes
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  4. Provide ordering for metadata elements when committing to version control

    When metadata is retrieved from Salesforce the order of child nodes is not guaranteed and results in false-positive changes when committing to version control. Usually this will be something simple like workflow actions/criteria appearing out-of-order which can be compared manually. However, recently we've noticed entire profiles being committed with *every* permissions element out-of-order, resulting in a change set with ~20k lines where the *actual* change is impossible to visualize.

    Gearset should provide a feature to 'order' child XML elements alphabetically by name in order to provide consistent commits to version control and eliminate false-positives.

    5 votes
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  5. A configuration to prevent deployment from certain Sandbox Org into Production org

    In most of Tech industry deployment lifecycle, all code or config changes are ideally pushed into production only from a FullCopy Sandbox(Commonly Known as Staging Environment).

    It would be very good to have a feature in GearSet App which if enabled shouldn't allow user deploying data from Dev/DevPro/Partial Sandbox into Production Org.

    18 votes
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  6. Add an option to disable the "repository sanitizer"

    The "repository sanitizer" performs unsolicited/silently changes which confuse users and generate issues. For instance, if you have Apex class permissions in profiles for classes which are part of a managed package and are not present in the repository, this sanitizer will modify the permissions to false which is obviously a disaster, (and the changes can happen any moment, while users are trying to deploy something completely unrelated hence the confusion).

    We know the solution is to have the classes also in the repository but for managed packages that's unnecessary extra work since then we need to be updating them every…

    11 votes
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  7. View Grouped Successful, Validated, and Monitor Jobs per Instance in List

    Our organization has now done over 13,000 deployments (yay!), but that means when I have to search for past deployments, any searching beyond 10 days as the filter becomes an impossible task because of the sheer volume that has to be searched (boo).

    When trying to combine successfully deployed packages into a new package, if I have to change the date range to find a deployment done several months ago, I lose the selected deployments from a more recent timeframe and can't select them all to combine neatly.

    If we could see successful deployments by viewing the authorized Org in…

    8 votes
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  8. Allow selection of Metadata types to be deleted in CI jobs

    As of now, if you have deletions enabled in a CI job, everything is deleted. It would be great to be able to specify which metadata types you want to include in the deletions since normally you won't need to delete all differences. This would be specially helpful to remove Apex classes and its permissions from profiles.

    9 votes
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  9. create an option to have chained deployments

    create an option to have chained deployments so complex deployments can be broken down and sequentially deployed or slaves can be ran

    allowing for multi staged deployments under one CI job

    9 votes
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  10. Better error reporting when CI jobs fail.

    Better error reporting when CI jobs fail. Many times I open a failed job and there are no errors reported.

    3 votes
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  11. Save deployment analysis suggestions and list of test classes

    In order to make deployments more repeatable between orgs please allow a way to save the selection of deployment analysis suggestions an d list of test classes with a package. With a large package it can be difficult having to document or remember the same selections used in deployment to UAT org for Production deployment.

    4 votes
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  12. When validation fails, allow option to automatically remove metadata from deployment that was causing failure

    It's not convenient when a validation fails, to then download the excel file of the the validation errors, view in separately form Gearset, and then go through the list of metadata I'm trying to deploy and try to uncheck each one that failed the validation. It would be nice if Gearset did that for me.

    4 votes
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  13. Use triggering branch as source branch in git-sourced CI jobs

    Currently:
    We have to define a single fixed source branch in a CI job, when it has a Git-Source.

    Desired:
    Option to say "use triggering branch". It should use the branch, where current commit-hook-call comes from.

    It should allow Pipelines to test also all development branches e.g. with "Validation only" CI-job.

    3 votes
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  14. Create Change set without comparison

    Allow user to directly create a change set without doing the comparison. If user has a list of items that needs to be migrated then allow the user to add items and skip comparison step.

    16 votes
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  15. Reporting

    have a way to dump a csv of the description of objects. i need to find a way to see what fields are encrypted.

    2 votes
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  16. 4 votes
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  17. view deployed components live

    Show live the components deployed during the running of a CI/CD Job.

    Like:
    deploying class abc.......
    deploying class xyz.......
    deploying lightning Component abc.......

    5 votes
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  18. Include support for new metadata type 'PermissionSetGroup' (Winter '20)

    As feature has moved from pilot to beta in Winter '20 release, looking for support in differencing and deploying the new 'PermissionSetGroup' metadata type.

    2 votes
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  19. Allow CI deployment notifications to the specific user who made the source control commit that prompted the deployment

    We have CI jobs that fire on commits to a source control repository. At the moment, there is no way to email the specific individual who made the commit that prompted the deployment, so we have to notify everyone involved in the project whenever a deployment fails. If we could just notify the individual who made the commit (plus the deployment manager), it would reduce noise considerably.

    Please add this feature.

    8 votes
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  20. Reordering of XML file

    At commit to branch, Gearset reorders large chunks of the XML file. This causes additional deltas (seen in the hundreds of lines) and merge conflicts.

    14 votes
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