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  1. Mass deletion of data from backup

    We want to know how to automate the deletion in backup system.

    Common use case is deletion of customer data due to legal compliance.

    1 vote

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  2. Reuse earlier retrieved metadata, if nothing has changed

    We have a large org and need to select many filters. A comparison take ages. Source of our deployments is mostly Git, which is very fast in retrieving metadata. I would like to have an option, to assume that nothing has changed in target and skip loading metadata of that org and use the metadata of an earlier comparison.
    If we have a small bug in our Git (e.g, test class not correct), we get an error while deployment. That's okay. We fix it in about 1min and want to deploy again. Loading metadata from Git is instant finished loading…

    1 vote

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  3. Add the concept of Master seeding object

    One great feature to have, would be the possibility to identify a Master object from which the filters applied on it would be applied on all dependent objects automatically.

    2 votes

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  4. Delta only validation CI jobs

    Idea is to have the Delta CI for Validation only Job, so the as well, so the validation process will become faster .

    The option of validating a PR in the deployment job does the same task, but is comparing too many items of metadata and it is taking too long.

    7 votes

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  5. Allow 'OR' combination for multiple External ID's in Upsert operation

    Gearset allows the selection of multiple External ID's in an Upsert operation as part of a Data Deployment.

    However, the system implements an 'AND' combination across all the external ID's specified on the object.
    Effectively, ALL external ID's need to be present on the target side for the match to be identified and record upserted. If all external ID's are not present, the system performs an Insert on the target org.

    Please allow an 'OR' combination across multiple External ID's. Arguably, this should be the default option, but at the very least, a user needs the ability to decide how…

    2 votes

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  6. Deactivate email deliverability on Data Deployment

    User email are masked in Sandboxes and we can mask Contact emails as part of the data deployment. This still leaves the Org Wide addresses as valid emails. If there is automation that is generating emails related to the data that is loaded, they will be delivered to the Org Wide Addresses.

    It would be useful if the same script that is deactivating validation rules could set email deliverability to systems emails at the same time.

    In the even that email deliverability was set to all emails in the Sandbox and not adjusted before the data deployment we would have…

    3 votes

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  7. Update Metadata Change Monitor Report

    When you update the change monitor report metadata filters and include new metadata types, the next monitor report shows all the newly added metadata as "New Items" on the report. Although not a big deal it did cause an alarm for us not realizing it was due to the change we made prior. It would be a "nice to have" feature if either you don't include the newly added metadata types as "New Items" on the initial report or flag them and have a visible cue to indicate the items were a result of newly added metadata items on the…

    1 vote

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  8. Force selection of fields to use instead of selecting id as default

    In the select related objects page, Gearset selects id as the 'fields to use' field. If we are deploying a large set of data and by mistake do not change the 'fields to use' field then we end up creating duplicate records for Upserts. Would be great if there is an option to enable or disable the default selection.

    1 vote

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  9. 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.

    1 vote

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  10. Preview of records for data deployment

    It would be great either via the UI or a downloadable file/CSV, if we could see all the records that will be migrated in the data deployment. We're able to see the list of successful or failed records after the fact, it'd be nice to see the list of proposed records before hand. This would help identify if we're in the correct ballpark, say 500 records vs. 5000, and not knowing that until after the deployment gets attempted.

    1 vote

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  11. add an account based autonumber field to deployment that could be used as a friendly reference

    This could be automatically prefixed to friendly name of the deployment.

    Sth like "000035"

    Could be a simple counter (that I see you have implemented "This is your NNth deployment...").

    If the autonumber would pop up automatically then I would not need to figure out a reference and type it myself.

    Currently, info that potentially could be used: datetime (too long) , url (way too long)

    2 votes

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  12. Ability to Export SFDC Fields into a CSV File

    Would it be possible to get a feature where we can download the fields into a csv file?

    1 vote

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  13. Use external script/template for masking data

    I would love to be able to use my own script/template when doing just data (not having the compliance option) to select what fields I want to mask and the format for how I want to mask them. I will explain more.

    When doing a data deployment (data seeding) to our developer sandboxes, I would like to be able to use an external script/template for masking data. In my script/template would like to be able to set the format for the masking and how much of the value to mask. For instance maybe I want to mask a phone number…

    1 vote

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  14. Gearset to be added to a connect app

    The ability to use Salesforce as an Identity Provider and have gearset be added as a connected app so the user would be forced to sign in with SSO and select when they sign in from salesforce

    1 vote

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  16. Apply masking of certain data across backups GDPR compliance

    It would be great if records that were marked with certain GDPR attributes, possibly 'GDPR Removal = TRUE' that the backups could apply arbitrary data masking across all historical backups for email and phone number fields

    1 vote

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  17. Show the name of the draft I am working on

    Would be nice to see the name of the draft I'm working on while I'm working on it. Oftentimes working on multiple things at once, this can get really confusing.

    1 vote

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  18. Re-validate a deployment after failure without returning to compare

    Would love the ability to re-validate a deployment after making changes to the target org. I notice this a lot if there's a username issue that needs fixed in the target, I'm able to fix the issue without refreshing the comparison, but still have to return to the compare, go through the automated fixes, and then re-validate the deployment.

    2 votes

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  19. Identify that metadata is the same, even if ordered differently by metadata API

    There are a lot of instances where the comparison will identify metadata as different, but the only difference is the way the API is ordering the XML. I've seen it happen a lot with picklist values on multi-select picklist fields. It would be nice to be able to turn this on/off somehow so that metadata that isn't truly different won't show up in the difference compare.

    12 votes

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  20. Rename drafts after they're created

    It would be really nice to be able to rename drafts after they've been created. Sometimes users will name things differently, and it would be nice to be able to clean this up.

    1 vote

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