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Post your ideas and vote for others – let us know what’s important to you. We’re keen to hear about product improvements, new features, and bug fixes alike. We check this forum regularly and will keep ideas updated with their current status. If you need any further support, please contact us at team@gearset.com.

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 4 votes
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  5. configure which problem analyzer results to use in CI jobs

    Being able to configure which problem analyser results to use in CI jobs.

    For instance, we can’t deploy any changes to managed packages because the problem analyser will ignore them (even though we have components from a managed package that we can modify and deploy without issues), that would help to reduce our manual steps during deployments.

    20 votes
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  6. Allow date range filtering on the "Changed On" column

    Currently one has to pick dates individually, if one has 30 + dates to select, this can be massively simplified if one could select a date range.

    6 votes
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  7. Email2Case Deployment for Selected Email2Case Setting

    When deploying email2Case i am unable to choose particular email2Case that i need to deploy and end up choose all the email to case settings. Needed feature to deploy this selectively.

    1 vote
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  8. Add Upload CSV functionality to create an upload template for CPQ deployments

    For CPQ Deployments add an "Upload from CSV" feature where a user could upload a file with specific External IDs across multiple objects to tell Gearset what to migrate in a single click.

    For example, the user could list the Object API name in Column A of the sheet and the External ID in column B and then Gearset would parse this and create a Data Deployment based off of those records specifically. This would be incredibly useful for any CPQ deployment where you need to only deploy specific records not the entire object!

    8 votes
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  9. Plain text list export of metadata

    There are times when I'm in an email thread with other developers and I want to share a list of metadata that I'm trying to deploy via Gearset. It would be nice to have a button after a validation or deployment (failure or success) that copies in plain text a list of everything in the deployment. The list not only has the name of each metadata, but also the type of metadata it is.

    1 vote
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  10. Separate Filters for CI Jobs to reflect filter edits

    Currently, if you have a saved filter being used in CI jobs, any edits/changes to that filter are not reflected in the CI jobs that use said filter.

    It'd be great if we could isolate filters for CI jobs so that we could edit CI job filters that would then affect every CI job they're being used with instead of having to edit every job and re-select the filter whenever a change is needed.

    1 vote
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  11. Coerce run specific tests when package only has test classes

    If the deployment package (especially if target is PROD) contains ONLY Apex classes annotated as @IsTest, then coerce (w/ user confirmation) the deployment to just run those test classes.

    This helps avoid errantly clicking the default Deploy and waiting 20-30 minutes for all tests to run. If only test classes are being deployed, by definition, the underlying code hasn't changed and all tests DON'T need to be rerun.

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  12. Allow destructive changes from Local File

    Allow for the upload of a local file which includes the destructiveChangePost.xml, destructiveChange.xml, and destructiveChangePre.xml files to do destructive changes.

    4 votes
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  13. track metadata filter changes

    Filters are shared by default. However, if someone changes the filter, I cannot tell what has been changed, who made the change or when it was changed. Ideally, I'd like a version history for each filter.

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  14. How about a default BitBucket repository on the popup page that appears when you clone a package (under “Deployment History”)?

    How about a default BitBucket repository on the popup page that appears when you clone a package (under “Deployment History”)?

    2 votes
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  15. Selectively filter managed package metadata without excluding unpackaged components

    Add the ability to filter in/out managed package elements from a comparison set at metadata type level. e.g. allow for the comparison of managed package objects and fields but exclude other managed package metadata types whilst allowing those types to be available for non-packaged constituents. More specifically for instance, exclude manage package page layouts and include managed package custom fields whilst including both unpackaged page layouts and custom fields in the comparison set.

    The reason for this is to minimise the comparison set which can reach limits due to size whilst including all mandatory metadata elements for a deploy.

    Using…

    2 votes
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  16. enumerate unsupported metadata in Manage Custom Filters

    In Manage Custom Filters dialog, Gearset should link to

    a) https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.api_meta.meta/api_meta/meta_unsupported_types.htm
    b) a Gearset list of Metadata API-supported but not yet GS-supported metadata types

    saves devops person wondering why certain metadata can't be deployed

    2 votes
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  17. There should be an option to schedule unit test jobs weekly in Gearset

    Hi Gearset,
    I would suggest you to provide an extra option where we can select weekly ,daily or monthly schedule jobs in Unit Testing Jobs.

    Thank you,

    1 vote
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  18. Metdata Optimization / CleanUp Analysis

    A very good feature for metadata management tool like gearset will be an helper which allow to identify metadata not used or not properly configured.
    For example this concurent have this feature : https://www.metazoa.com/snapshot-use-cases-org-cleanup-and-optimization/

    2 votes
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  19. Inline Editing of metadata

    Inline Editing of metadata
    In order to make our deployment successful we had to download the package, modify the version numbers on the flow definitions, and then compare the local package to the target org. It would be very helpful if we can edit the metadata XML in the UI so we can fix the version numbers.

    1 vote
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  20. Allow the use of cached metadata during comparisons

    Over the past 2 days we ran multiple comparisons between salesforce orgs. Nothing was changed in the target org but some fixes were applied to the source org in order to make the deployment successful. A lot of time would be saved if we had the option to compare the source org to a cached copy of the target org. In this case, the source org was finishing very fast, especially when we used the local file comparison.

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