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  1. Mass delete option for deployment history

    You can select multiple deployment history rows to "combine packages", but it'd be nice to be able to "delete all selected".

    This is useful if you'd like to clean up a cluttered history to only see successes and what actually went in to an org.

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  2. Email notification selection: none, success, failed deployemnts

    In account settings allow me to choose what kind of notifications I want to receive to my email.
    [ ] Send me success deployments notifications
    [ ] Send me failed deployments notification

    No selection means do not send any notifications.

    Why? With many deployments my email is bombarded with notifications. Last two weeks 65 emails which I do not read as I see status on screen. Therefore I want to turn off those notifications.

    3 votes
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  3. Allow searching for Org IDs in deployment history

    Enable the search results in Deployment History to include Org Ids.

    USE CASE: I want to see a history of all deployments into, or out of, a specific org, regardless of the usernames used to deploy.

    BONUS POINTS: allow me to specify whether it's the ID of the target org or the source org when searching. ex -
    targetorgid:00D1U000000sfXD
    sourceorgid:00D1U000000sfXD

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  4. update the wording in the change notifications - objects created sounds like Salesforce objects, not individual items

    We run change monitoring and were very surprised to have 218 Objects created in Production over the weekend when no one was working. It would be good to rename this to 'items' instead to make it more clear.

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  5. Badge

    To have he possibility to have badge that could be added to the readme of a git repo. Display in green if the test classes have been successful, red if error.
    The same kind of badge could be used for deployment.

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  6. Attach pdf items details in the email notif "Your organization has changed"

    When you receive a notification concerning a change into an organization you need to know quickly which items are changed.

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  7. Stamp a validated package with the username of the person who clicked 'Validate'

    Currently, a validated package is created by the owner of the draft deployment package, even if someone else was the one to actually press the 'Validate' button. I would like to have the username of the person who actually pressed validation to be noted somewhere in the validated package for auditing purposes.

    This would help us be compliant with processes where we need a record of separation of responsibilites bewteen users.

    3 votes
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  8. Ability to search Deployment History for specific metadata

    On the "Deployment History" tab, the filter dialog filters on the visible friendly name and items like that. What I would like to do is enter a specific metadata name and have the list filter down to deployments where that specific metadata name was a part of the deployment. This would be useful when getting the question, "when was xyz last deployed?"

    6 votes
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  9. include the Name/ID of the Deployment from Salesforce into the Deployment Report generated by Gearset

    Include the name/id in the deployment detail page within Salesforce in the Gearset deployment report so we can trace and match those details to a deployment run in Gearset.

    3 votes
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  10. Allow notification for long running jobs

    Allow a for a notification to be sent when a Continuous Integration job runs longer than N minutes. Most of our jobs tend to complete in under one minute, so if a job runs longer than 30 minutes, being notified would be helpful.

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  11. Allow transfer of org ownership between users

    I need to set up monitoring against an org that is owned by a user who is no longer active or licensed in the system. It would be incredibly helpful to be allowed to transfer ownership of these orgs between users, rather than requiring someone to delete the org and recreate it under the different owner.

    5 votes
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  12. Cruise control feed for Deployment Steps

    We are planning to let our team notify and keep informed about the deployment steps status just that they can stay informed about it. These are non-Gearset users.

    Can we have a monitoring feed for Deployment steps that take place from Compare and deploy Screen 1 which contains basic deployment details (Source and Target). So as an When we progress with the deployment steps, it will keep it updated. Similar what you have for Unit Test monitoring feed. (Test monitoring Cruise Control feed)

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  13. Org Management/Oversight Dashboard

    I would really benefit from a dashboard option. A single place where I could see my CI Job history, Unit Testing Jobs and Monitoring/Backup history for all/a subset of my orgs.

    I am using Gearset more and more to manage the state of my org's metadata, so it would be nice to be able to see it all in one place.

    4 votes
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  14. test class not captured in deployment history

    It would be nice to capture whatever test classes ran for code coverage deployment of classes/triggers in the deployment summary in the Test Results section. You already have a section for this test results so why not add the class names used in the report. We have come across many classes deployed without their appropriate test classes and it is hard tracking/documenting which test classes were used to deploy these as there are no documentations in the class.

    1 vote
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  15. Allow Monitoring Jobs on Source Code Repositories

    Currently, Enterprise users can create monitoring jobs on sandboxes, so that they may be notified when a sandbox's metadata changes. It'd be great to be able to perform the same monitoring action against source code repositories (GitHub!).

    An example use case would be detecting when undesired metadata types enter into the repository. This is important because CI jobs will fail on certain metadata types, so we want to ensure that they never make it into source to begin with. Additionally, our business has decided that some metadata types should never be captured into source.

    9 votes
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  16. Notify Slack when deployment is successful

    I would like to inform Slack on when a manual deployment is successful or failed. It will tell me what the source environment and what was the destination environment. It will also tell me if what the success/fail ratio of the tests that were run.

    6 votes
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  17. Auto-generate deployment note and git commit message

    When Gearset makes a commit, it defaults to a blank deployment note and blank git commit message. Although I can edit this , it would be awesome if you can merge in details from the deploy to the commit (like components changed, what salesforce user made the change etc)

    9 votes
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  18. Allow scheduled jobs to be assigned a different authentication user

    We would like the ability to change over scheduled monitoring/testing jobs to a different authentication user. Currently if we need to switch an authentication we lose the history.

    Consider:
    I leave my employer and I need to switch the monitoring over to another developer or admin. I have to delete all the current scheduled jobs and re-create them using the other users authorization. Which causes the history to be lost.

    7 votes
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  19. For CI Jobs initiated by Github, dynamically send CI failure / success email to the user who committed to the repo.

    Currently, we can only specify a list of users to email, a Slack channel to update, or a Chatter group to post to when a CI job is successful or fails. If there are multiple notifications to a number of people, it's likely they will filter out these messages, so being able to notify the person who the CI Job is most relevant to would be a good improvement.

    7 votes
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  20. Send a link to the report in the notification

    It'd be nice to have a link to the report included in the notification for any scheduled monitoring, test run or deployment/validation.

    6 votes
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    Thanks for the suggestion.

    When you run a deployment, the deployment success email contains the PDF of the deployment report, as well as a link to your deployment history to view the full information.

    For the test/change monitoring emails, what sort of report would you like to see? Would you like to see the full information on tests run or just a summary of key stats?

    We don’t currently provide the ability to export PDF reports for our change and test monitoring jobs in the same way as our deployments, but it’s something we’ve been thinking about putting in.

    Thanks,
    Jason.

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