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  1. CI Deployment on a Schedule

    We would love to schedule a deployment from GitHub source to a few sandboxes at the end of each 2-week sprint.

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  2. Notification of unresolved CI job failure

    As the owner of the CI job pipeline, I would like notifications when there are ongoing failures to the CI jobs that I select so that I do not have to continually monitor the jobs as a part of my day-to-day.

    Acceptance criteria:

    1. The current-state suite of notifications on CI jobs will still be available.
    2. When a CI job has failed and the failure has not been cleared within X number of hours, the notification will be triggered.
    3. Each CI job should have blocker notifications enabled separately.
    4. Users will be able to select from SMS, email or both.
    5. Users will…
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  3. Allow Deployment Notes to be editable post-deployment

    Allow Deployment Notes to be editable post-deployment. Our team uses very specific notes for auditing purposes, and being able to edit them post-deployment would make that process a lot easier for our teams.

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  4. Allow the creation of CI Jobs against Salesforce orgs that we are delegated to, instead of needing to be owner.

    We have 2 admins that we want to be able to create all of the CI and Pipeline Jobs, even if they don't have their own credentials in a particular Salesforce org. They have Deployment delegation, and can run compare and deploys, but not set up integration jobs.

    This is then requiring us to either, provision extra licenses in each sandbox for our DevOps administrator, or have the developers create the CI jobs, which they are not comfortable with.

    And, as we start the Pipeline Pilot, we would like to leverage all of the existing CI jobs, but, that is…

    1 vote

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  5. Filters

    Edit "Existing Saved Filters" on an "Existing CI Job"

    If using a saved filter on CI job, there is no easy to update an existing saved filter from the CI job directly.

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  6. Filters

    Edit "Existing Saved Filters" on an "Existing CI Job"

    If using a saved filter on CI job, there is no easy to update an existing saved filter from the CI job directly.

    Here is my current workflow:

    Start a new compare and edit / save the filter from there, then going back to the CI job, refreshing filters and reselected the saved filtered.

    If multiple CI jobs are setup it's easy to miss some jobs which are dependent on updated filter.

    Alternative solution - Provide toggle to update all related CI jobs which use the filter.

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  7. Granular "difference types to deploy" on a metadata level

    In the CI job, we would like to have the ability to specify on a metadata level if we want to deploy new items, update items and delete items. There are examples of metadata where we always want to delete and others where we don't want to.

    1 vote

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  8. Add option to provide exact time in case automatic deployment

    We need to set exact time for automatic deployment. We need this option for example for night releases for specific client. This is important for international clients that works in different time zones

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  9. Make metadata filters easier to use when you want to "include all except X,Y"

    For CI jobs, it is not uncommon that you want to include all elements of a given custom metadata type except specific elements

    Today, you need to have two entries - an include all (".*") expression and an exclude expression. For users who are not regex savvy, this is too complicated.

    We should have "All", "Named", and "All except Named" at the top level so simple check boxes can be used.

    This is particularly useful for CI jobs (whose purpose is to sync VCS w/ org) - you want to sync most everything except a few items - like Sites…

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  10. Ability to differentiate between scheduled metadata deployments from validated packages and non validated packages

    Under Deployment History

    1. All scheduled packages should appear. This is not the case today, validated packages that have been scheduled appear under validated packages with a Scheduled Date but not under Deployment History

    2. Scheduled packages should have a link to the appropriate Validated package if any.

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  11. Add an option to disable Problem Analysis for CI

    When running CI jobs, we can create a problem analysis template to control what potential problems can block a deployment.

    For deployments from SF orgs to Git, many of the problems being analysed are just irrelevant (e.g. users don't exist in the target, because the target is not Salesforce).

    Although some options can be switched off via templates, the list is not comprehensive. So, it would be great to have an option to switch off everything, or a built-in template of "no analysis".

    When production is the source of truth, we just want all the metadata to get copied into…

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  12. Add the ability to order/chain overnight jobs

    Gearset offers various automated jobs that run overnight e.g. Org Monitoring Snapshots, CI Jobs, Unit Test Runs.

    it would be great to be able to set an ordering on how those run for any particular org. For example, a natural order for the night jobs may be:

    1. Monitoring Snapshot
    2. CI run
    3. Unit testing

    This means we have a backup before making any potential CI changes and the unit tests show the results after CI. It would also allow us to make sure that the jobs don't clash.

    Ideally, we'd be able to do this without just specifying exact times to…

    2 votes

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  13. For failed CI job runs, develop a way update to the job status

    When for whatever reason, jobs can get job stuck in status "Deploying".

    The real deployment task is already successfully finished in the org, so I would expect that the status of the CI job would be "Succeeded".

    I was assured that in 24hrs the status of the job will automatically reset, but can we have also a way to force an update to the CI job manually?

    Note: The "Cancel running CI job" button is visible and clickable, but doesn't do anything with this stuck CI job.

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  14. Run all tests only when have apex classes in the package

    Hello,
    I want suggest an option to avoid run unit tests when no have apex class in the package.
    And run all tests when have any apex class in the package.

    1 vote

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  15. Run only apex test thats related to the Pull request for Validate pull requests targeting the source branch

    When we check Validate pull requests targeting the source branch for the Pull request , it runs all the test class irrespective of the package content that being pushed.
    It should not run any test class if pushed metadata is only configuration.
    It should run only test class if pushed metadata ha class.

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  16. Automatically identify and run unit tests for deployed classes

    When deploying, we have standard options for running tests. It would be great, if we have an option for "auto-specified tests" where Gearset would automatically find test classes for classed being deployed.
    It can be done that in Setup, the team will define what type of extension the test classes has and then Gearset would use that key to find matching test classes.
    E.g. we have the class "AccountServices" and we have developed a standard set that the test class has extension "Test", so "AccountServicesTest". In the Gearset setup we would set the variable for tests to "Test".

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  17. Empty cache during meta deployment process

    Before you deploy but after you start the process it should be possible to refresh / empty cache to make sure that any updates to the meta data in either source or target are updated.

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  18. CI/CV job archiving

    Create a mechanism by which CI and CV jobs can be archived, but not deleted. Sometimes there is a job that is not used, but the history needs to be kept for some period of time.

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  19. Add ability to clone deployment CI job to validation-only CI job

    This would save us time duplicating regex statements for the new job

    7 votes

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  20. CI Job History - Show what CI runs were manual and who triggered the manual run

    It's nice that the CI job history shows the source commit link for the auto triggered deployments from Github merges, but for visibility and transparency it would also be good for users to see when a job was triggered from a manual run and what users ran it.

    3 votes

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