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  1. Option to retry Deployment after failure

    Currently, if your deployment fails you have two options:

    1. Click "back to results"
    2. Click "new comparison"

    Going with option 1 means it needs to re-load the comparison and then click next and re-run all the analyzers again which can take a varying amount of time depending on the size of the comparison/deployment.

    In situations where the deployment failed, but the fix is to change something in the org manually - it'd be great to have an option to simply "retry deployment" from the failed deployment screen and skip the various screens and re-loading.

    3 votes

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  2. Delete comparisons

    Be able to delete a comparison run with wrong filters or just keep the latest comparison

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  3. Ability to return sub-components of a Profile from Source Control

    Currently, profiles in source control are stored with everything as it's all stored in a single file (apex class permissions, layout assignments, etc). This is done by Salesforce.

    When using the new "delta deploy" or any comparison that doesn't include every possible dependent component (ex. apex, layouts, etc) - you see many "new" or "deleted" items related to the fact that source control returns everything within the profile whereas Salesforce only returns specific permissions based on the retrieved components.

    It'd be great if Gearset could replicate this behavior with source control to match Salesforce's behavior, where it'll obviously have to…

    2 votes

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  4. Allow export of code coverage results in daily Unit Testing job

    It would be great to be able to export the list of unit tests and their respective code coverage in a csv file for further internal processing.

    2 votes

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  5. Users should be able to specify test classes and save them to draft deployments

    Users should be able to specific and save test classes in the comparison stage so they can be saved in draft deployments. Seems like a waste of extra steps to unclick tests and select tests over and over as you work through a deploy.

    also when deploys are combined, they would get all the test classes, again, saving lots of time.

    6 votes

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  7. I would like the ability to change filtered metadata to their API names

    I recently had an internal business conversation to clarify what would and wouldn't be included in our new CI/CD process leveraging gearset to push to orgs. When we had this conversation we used the Metadata API names to discuss and then when I went to implement it in Gearset I saw that the filters are actually some translated 'friendly' names.
    This is of course fine for most use cases, but it made it really difficult to make sure nothing is being missed when setting up the CI/CD filter type.

    I would kindly ask that you implement some switch to allow…

    1 vote

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  8. Modify files during deployment process

    In Salesforce, if you add an image to a PathAssistant, it hard codes the sandbox URL in the metadata. This causes failures when you then try to deploy that item to the next environment. My idea is that a feature is added that would allow some sort of find/replace logic that's applied prior to the CI compare. Something like:
    File: Enter the name of the package file
    Search Text: The text and/or regex string to search the file for
    Replacement Text: The text to replace found the text with

    In this way, it would modify the source file prior to…

    2 votes

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  9. Add Apex Page Permissions to Repo Dependency Cleaner Functionality

    It seems based on the below doc

    https://docs.gearset.com/en/articles/3624846-what-does-gearset-s-repo-dependency-cleaner-do

    That the repo cleaner will remove permission references related to the following deleted items:

    Apex Classes
    Tabs
    Apps
    Object Permissions
    Field Permissions

    Missing from that list is Apex Pages. It'd be great to have that included to clean up references to the deleted page without having to re-run a 2nd comparison for source control.

    2 votes

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  10. Validation Job to validate feature/* branch by scratch org creation

    The idea is to validate feature branches in repo. For doing this it's necessary to allow specifying source branch by pattern (like feature/*) in "Add CI validation job" menu. The validation should check whether the code breaks the scratch org creation or not. This is valuable due to fragility of scratch org creation process (sfdx force:source:push).

    4 votes

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  11. Custom ordering option for CI Dashboard

    Rather than splitting jobs into Validate and Deploy and ordering alphabetically, allow custom ordering (drag and drop, or custom grouping) in order to maintain logical job sequences including a mix of deploy and validate jobs.

    4 votes

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  12. Checkboxes to delete multiple packages/validations/deployments at a time

    Hi - feature request:
    Checkboxes on the validated packages (and probably others) screen so that I can delete validated packages more quickly. One by one is a big pain, and it probably uses your storage... and it definitely clutters our workspace.
    Thanks!

    2 votes

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  13. Hide irrelevant comparison types/components

    After selecting the source org and viewing the metadata comparison filters, there should be an option to only show those types that contain data (the ones that have a number in parentheses). Or in other words... the ability to hide anything that isn't being used.

    This would make it much faster to create new comparisons (or troubleshoot existing ones).

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  14. Create a persistent default setting for Monitoring Job Notifications

    It would be nice if there was a way to default the notification for monitoring jobs to 'send notification only when changed'. Right now, if you set monitoring, you get an email a day from that job, regardless if there was a change or not. You have to manually change it otherwise.

    Nice to have that setting front and center, available when you select monitoring, as well as have a default value for each org type; Prod, Sand, and Dev.

    2 votes

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  15. 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.

    99 votes

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    Hello. A large number of commenters requested the ability to carry out value replacements as part of metadata deployments. 

    Gearset now offers a feature called Environment Variables that lets you do just that!

    It works with both manual and CI deployments and lets you target either a Salesforce org or a Git repo of your choice. And, for a number of key metadata types, you can even specify the exact 'field' where the replacement should take place.

    If you have any feedback on the Environment Variables feature, please open a new feature request or simply let us know in the in-app chat. 

    Thank you for upvoting this feature request and we hope that you will find the Environment Variables feature useful.

    Blog post:  https://gearset.com/blog/environment-variables/

    Support doc:  https://docs.gearset.com/en/articles/5557015-using-environment-variables-in-gearset  

  16. Combine validated packages

    Hi Team,

    Please add checkbox for validated package as same as deployed ones. that way I can combine package even for validated one's and deploy.

    4 votes

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  17. Delegate access to a scratch org

    The ability to delegate access to a scratch org without extending access to the related production environment would be helpful. We have situations where we need developers to build new ideas in a scratch org but do not want to extend the access to the production environment

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  19. Create post deployment automations to SF records

    Hi Gearset😍
    Love your deployment product!

    We are using salesforce as a ticketing system - any chance you are planning to make a connection to Salesforce records like you did for Jira or Azure?

    I would love the have the option to do some things automatically after a deployment, for example:
    Attaching the deployment report to the ticket
    Updating Status field
    Update Environment Field (based on target org name)
    Posting a chatter post about the deployment

    Thanks!

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  20. Ability to use Sandbox Source Tracking features as opposed to a comparison filter

    The comparison screen is great to help admins and declarative users see the changes they made. However, it still requires them to know which metadata to pull based on changes they made.

    Source tracking in Sandboxes is in beta and would alleviate this concern.

    https://help.salesforce.com/articleView?id=sfdx_setup_enable_source_tracking_sandboxes.htm&type=5

    If Gearset could leverage this functionality (potentially leveraging SourceMember object or storing .jsons to track last modified times as local projects store) it would make the complete process easy to use for all alike (pull metadata, select diff, deploy).

    4 votes

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