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  1. Ability to carry out action after successful deployment or detect org changes (monitoring)

    After every release, we have to do smoke testing. We do have automated testing using selenium and we wanted to trigger the automated testing every after release is detected. It would be nice if in the deployment we can call an api or webservice after successful deployment. Or in the monitoring we can call an api when there's a change happened in the org.

    2 votes

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  3. Ability to override custom metadata field settings per org

    Our code repository currently contains the custom metadata settings from our development environment. When we deploy to production, we either ignore custom metadata in Gearset and manually add any new custom metadata items to production or we manually select the new custom metadata items in Gearset and then manually update the fields in production from the development settings to the production settings.

    It would be great if there was something like the Octopus Deployment tool has where you can define configuration settings for each environment. Gearset would automatically update the field value based on the stored setting for the specific…

    1 vote

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  4. facilitate selection at the UI of related permissions for selected items during deployment

    Our typical use case surrounding related permissions for selected components (application visibilities, class accesses, field permissions, layout assignments, object permissions, page accesses, record type visibilities, tab visibilities) is to need to ensure that if a component is selected, its related permission is always selected also, with respect to a target set of profiles. We suggest you provide an affordance at the UI that selects related permissions en masse rather than requiring individual mouse clicks for each permission selection as at present.

    1 vote

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  5. Find/Replace before deployment

    Allow a basic find/replace to run against files before final deployment.
    Examples: a username that would work in the sandbox that does not exist in production and we need to change it. Or deploying to a packaging org required a modification due to various namespace issues. Other tools have a means to do this in one way or another.

    3 votes

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  6. Webhook trigger when Pull Request is Completed in Azure DevOps

    Continuous Integration job to trigger when a Pull Request is Completed in Azure DevOps

    2 votes

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  7. 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.

    9 votes

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  8. 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.

    5 votes

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  9. Deploy SOAP APIs like Permissionset assignment

    I am able to deploy profile components and permission sets separately. But the permission set assignment is part of salesforce SOAP API and I couldn't deploy the same using GearSet.
    Kindly provide deployment options not only for Metadata API, also SOAP APIs

    2 votes

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  10. Ability to upload Deployment Checklist instead of manually adding All components

    For every release, we have at least 700-1500 or more components to be deployed and adding all those one by one into gearset is a lot of manual effort which might sometimes not be entirely accurate. It would be great if there is an option where we can upload an excel or csv with all the component names and gearset would just create the package for you. It would save a lot of time and effort and reduce manual errors.

    11 votes

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  11. Autodeploy on git branch a successfully manual deployment on org

    When a developper deploy a new feature on a sandbox it will be perfect if the deployment can be auto deploy on a branch git (and copy the deployement note, etc).

    Today I use a CI job backup on the sandbox but we lost the deployment comment + the updates granulartity.

    We could use also the "Clone Button" on the result deployment page but it's lost time to relaunch the comparison and the different step etc while we want exactly replicate the deployment.

    1 vote

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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.

    7 votes

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  13. Add an option to disable deploying the email to case settings in Case.settings

    This will allow to deploy Case.settings without getting this deploy error:
    EmailToCaseRoutingAddress[Info]: emailServicesAddress is a read only field and cannot be changed

    2 votes

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  14. When CI jobs fail with "admin operation already in progress", retry the CI job automatically

    I was informed in my slack integration today that my CI job failed with an error message of UNKNOWN_EXCEPTION: admin operation already in progress See https://app.gearset.com/failed...

    I would like to see Gearset automatically identify this type of error as something different than a metadata error and then retry that CI job 3 times over the next 90 minutes (for example). It would be fine for it to stop after those 3 successive failures.

    1 vote

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  15. Allow us to personalize the report generated at the end of the deployment

    I want to send the automatic report generated at the end of the deployment to my client. However, I want to personalize it with the logo of my company or add additional text.

    5 votes

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  16. Set time on CI Jobs instead of running every 4 hours or 24 hours

    Is it possible to set time Instead of running CI Jobs every 4 hours or 24 hours.

    8 votes

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  17. 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…

    9 votes

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  18. 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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  19. Approval requests for CI deployments

    It would be great if there is an automated approval process to deploy the code to higher environments. If there is a button "Submit for approval", and an email sent out to approver. that we can setup. once approved, a CI job need to run and deploy the changes to next environment.

    1 vote

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  20. 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

    32 votes

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