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Welcome to the Gearset feedback forum. We love getting feedback from our users on how we can make Gearset even better.

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. Ability to tell what metadata filter someone used in a compare/deployment

    For compliance, troubleshooting, and collaboration purposes it would be great to see what metadata filter a user used on their comparison

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  2. Filter (regex) on Outbound Message names within Workflows in Metadata Comparison

    Our sandboxes all point to different URLs within the Outbound Message action.

    We want to include workflows in our CI job that backfills production changes into test environments.

    However, we cannot do this as there's no way to exclude outbound messages in the filter.

    In the "Metadata Comparison Filter", you only have the option to add regex or select specific items at the object level within "Workflow".

    If you apply a regex to hit the outbound message name, it doesn't actually hit that outbound message name and only searches within the object name.

    You can only use regex when you're…

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  3. Remove the "run as specific user" completely from the dashboard prior to deployment (set the options to "Run as

    Add during problem analysis:

    Remove the "run as specific user" completely from the dashboard prior to deployment (set the options to "Run as logged-in user"). Deploy, then change it back to whatever you need. Based on https://developer.salesforce.com/forums/?id=906F0000000DCJPIA4

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  4. Summary pages should always include ALL changed files

    I believe this to be a bug, but it might be intentional. In any case, the current functionality is, in my opinion, poorly conceived.

    If a user adds a deletion to a comparison between an org and git, the deleted metadata is the only item that will show up in Gearset. However, if you inspect the resulting commit in git, you will see that the metadata was deleted along with all of the profiles, layouts, etc that had to be changed as a side effect.

    I'm completely fine with Gearset detecting these dependencies and making the changes to them. It…

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  5. Did Compare two org after changing Permission Set. Removed Access to Record Type. Gearset did show no difference.

    Did Compare two org after changing Permission Set. Removed Access to Record Type. Gearset did show no difference.

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  6. Allow individual lines to be selected for inclusion or exclusion of a deployment

    Allow individual lines to be selected for inclusion or exclusion of a deployment

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  7. 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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  8. 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

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  9. Remove Failing Items from deployment set

    Remove Failing Items from deployment set: When a deployment fails with X errors I'd like the option to auto-remove those items from my deployment set. I may come back to them later, but I may also just want to see if I can do an intermediary deployment with the succeeding items. This is very relevant in org merge projects where there can be hundred of things to deploy across the spectrum of metadata.

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  10. Provide ordering for metadata elements when committing to version control

    When metadata is retrieved from Salesforce the order of child nodes is not guaranteed and results in false-positive changes when committing to version control. Usually this will be something simple like workflow actions/criteria appearing out-of-order which can be compared manually. However, recently we've noticed entire profiles being committed with *every* permissions element out-of-order, resulting in a change set with ~20k lines where the *actual* change is impossible to visualize.

    Gearset should provide a feature to 'order' child XML elements alphabetically by name in order to provide consistent commits to version control and eliminate false-positives.

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  11. 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,

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  13. Allow reauthorization of git/Bitbucket tokens used by CI jobs

    Currently, if the OAuth tokens used for a Bitbucket integration are refreshed, any existing CI job will not adopt the newly authorized token. In fact, there is no way to even edit the job to use the new credentials; the job must be completely deleted and created anew.

    However, in the case of Salesforce OAuth tokens, Gearset already has a Reauthorize button, along with facilities for re-associating the new credentials with saved orgs and saved CI jobs. Please enable similar reauthorization mecahnics and credential saving for other Oauth integrations, especially Bitbucket Server, so that CI jobs will not need to…

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  14. 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.

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  15. 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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  16. 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.

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  17. 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.

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  18. 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.

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  19. 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

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  20. 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.

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