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  1. The ability to deploy only certain fields in a record type and not all fields

    If we want to promote a change to a single field in a record type, we're unable to because the file is pushed in it's entirety. We'd like the ability to view from list of available changes in a record type by field and select just the changes to the fields we want to promote.

    1 vote

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  2. Option to have SCA results for last commit or Period, Instead of SCA for complete file

    Hi All,

    We are looking for a SCA feature so that instead of showing all the errors and warning in the whole file while doing compare or deploy, It Should only show the SCA errors and warning for the last commit or for commits during an specific time interval.

    For Example I have an existing Apex class which is having 1000 lines of code and say 100 errors are there as per GS SCA analysis. Now let’s assume I am working on that file for my current sprint and I am adding another 100 lines of code in that class.…

    2 votes

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  3. have functionality to show how big a data deployment is going to be when deploying, as some Salesforce sandboxes have a limit of 1GB

    I suggest you have functionality to show how big a data deployment is going to be when deploying, as some Salesforce sandboxes have a limit of 1GB

    1 vote

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  4. Expose Salesforce Validation Errors within Github PR

    Currently when a PR Validation fails (Deploy CI Job with Validate Target setting turned on), the user can click the Gearset "Details" link to go into Gearset to see the exact error.

    Many of our devs use VS Code and Github for their daily work and only rely on Gearset for the CI job. Having them jump into Gearset just to see the error is time consuming and not very intuitive for them. Sure we can find the same errors within the target org of the CI, but at that point the list of validations is large and it's hard…

    5 votes

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  5. resize column widths on "deployment history" page (no truncated values)

    On the deployment history page, the column widths are fixed. If you have a value in the "friendly name" column that's over a certain character count, it gets truncated automatically. there is a tool tip to see the full value by hovering, but if you use consistent naming standards for naming deployment packages, this can result in having to hover over many package (i.e. rows) to find the one you want.

    if making the column width customizable isn't possible, then making the "friendly name" column character limit longer would be a good start!

    1 vote

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  6. Create a Data Deployment Template for migrating Territory Management (1.0 & 2.0)

    I would like to see a gearset defined template for Territory Management in Salesforce. I am definitely in need of this functionality as it seems to be a post deployment step once you deployed all Territory Management metadata.

    in ETM 2.0 for example, after deploying the related metadata you need to deploy all related records for UserTerritory2Association Object, this contains who are the users assigned to a territory.

    Not a big template but can be a good thing to have as a preset.

    3 votes

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  7. Allow upload of Scratch Org Definition file from VCS

    On the "Create a new scratch org" page -- since SFDC recommends that Scratch Org definition files go in VCS (see https://developer.salesforce.com/docs/atlas.en-us.sfdx_dev.meta/sfdx_dev/sfdx_dev_scratch_orgs_def_file.htm)

    then the Upload dialog should offer an option to browse repo/branch/folder for the desired Scratch Org Definition file (default path would be main/config)

    and, once selected, the other portions of the page that are overridden by the Scratch Org definition file should be both populated and disabled so the user gets a confirmatory echoing of choosing the right scratch org definition file

    1 vote

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  8. Restore specific Salesforce files from backup

    From the user interface, allow a backup user to select and restore a specific file from a backup job.

    1 vote

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  9. Repo cleaner for managed package deletions

    When you delete a managed package from VCS by deleting its <InstalledPackage>, Gearset should look for all traces of that managed package in VCS and delete those files/update the metadata

    The <InstalledPackage> file identifies the namespace - eg. SomePkg, and Gearset should be able to remove files that start SomePkg__ as well as delete/edit metadatablocks within other files that reference SomePkg__c.

    It is extremely tedious to remove managed package metadata from VCS otherwise; especially if the customer opted to put a lot of managed package metadata in VCS (perhaps by accident)

    1 vote

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  10. Deploying from SF to Repo with unlocked packages can result in items deploying incorrectly

    When deploying from SF to a branch that has the force-app and unlocked packages, if you deploy an item that would include the object file it deploys to the unlocked package directory instead of the default app listed in the project.json. The end result is everything related to the object is moved from the force-app to the unlocked package directory.

    Steps to recreate:
    Enable source tracked sandboxes
    Create a new dev sandbox
    Create a new branch and link it to the new sandbox
    Create a new field on Contact
    Edit a search layout on Contact
    Use gearset to deploy the…

    2 votes

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  11. Add an option to ignore package version differences in Apex classes

    I see many differences between apex classes where the only difference is the package version(s), no difference in the code itself. It would be nice to have an option to filter these out so that only the apex classes are shown where the code is different.

    13 votes

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  12. Allow users to share deployment drafts across different Gearset environment

    Lets say multiple vendors are working on different environments and done the deployment across all the lower environments using their own Gearset. But coming to the production org. internal team will be performing the deployments using internal Gearset. So Instead of recreating the deployment draft again, it would be very useful internal team can reuse the draft created by vendor in different Gearset environment.

    1 vote

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  13. "Dismiss/Hide Item" option for any found comparison

    There are numerous "changes' that aren't actually changes (ex: logo images, Global Picklist set order). It'd be great to hide those those changes or dismiss them in a comparison to not look at them. Once it's dismissed, it's out of sight and there is no need to evaluate it every time you look at a saved comparison. It'd be clear that it was evaluated and not dismissed.

    1 vote

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  14. Create GitHub App as alternative to GitHub OAuth

    Gearset currently uses OAuth to connect to GitHub, and the way that works is that the OAuth connections have permissions to all repositories that my user has access to, which from a security perspective is a problem, because if the github key were ever compromised, it would provide very broad access to customers GitHub organizations.

    Security teams would feel much better with the ability to limit the scope of access to just one repo instead of all the repos that my GitHub user has access to, which can be accomplished by creating a Github App which can be installed for…

    3 votes

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  15. gearset doesn't seem to pickup date of change for custom field and custom metadata.

    gearset doesn't seem to pickup date of change for custom field and custom metadata.

    1 vote

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  16. Filter option: not containing, eg. rather than filtering for 'custom field', filter by components not a 'custom field'

    A better example might be I don't want to see anything that has the word 'contact'.

    1 vote

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  17. 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.

    1 vote

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  18. Change the Metadata Filters and make them first class

    I would like to see a change to the metadata filtering in general.
    Filter management has become a important part of our devops process as we seek to lower our comparison timing.
    Instead of having it at the bottom corner of the compare screen, move that section to the middle of the compare screen.
    In addition, add a side bar specifically for filters that allows you to edit or delete them as well as change the sharing between personal and team. I have example screenshots for suggested layout changes here: https://faef.box.com/s/frse8jnvqsxbl8ue05x641j3wlga1quy

    3 votes

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  19. Allow serial deployment instead of parallel

    When executing a data deployment, an 'Unable to lock row' error can occur if multiple transactions try to lock the same record in Salesforce.
    Because the batches are executed parallel, the chances of getting this error high, depending on the situation.
    For example the master record in a master:detail relationship will always get locked when a DML is executed on the child record.
    If two batches are executed at the same time and they both have at least 1 record that references the same parent, then a locking error will occur.

    1 vote

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  20. Allow serial deployment instead of parallel

    When executing a data deployment, an 'Unable to lock row' error can occur if multiple transactions try to lock the same record in Salesforce.
    Because the batches are executed parallel, the chances of getting this error high, depending on the situation.
    For example the master record in a master:detail relationship will always get locked when a DML is executed on the child record.
    If two batches are executed at the same time and they both have at least 1 record that references the same parent, then a locking error will occur.

    0 votes

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