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  1. 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.

    88 votes

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  2. Ability to chose multiple targets for a deployment

    It would be nice to be able to deploy to multiple environments all at once from one source.

    24 votes

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  3. A configuration to prevent deployment from certain Sandbox Org into Production org

    In most of Tech industry deployment lifecycle, all code or config changes are ideally pushed into production only from a FullCopy Sandbox(Commonly Known as Staging Environment).

    It would be very good to have a feature in GearSet App which if enabled shouldn't allow user deploying data from Dev/DevPro/Partial Sandbox into Production Org.

    22 votes

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  4. Create Change set without comparison

    Allow user to directly create a change set without doing the comparison. If user has a list of items that needs to be migrated then allow the user to add items and skip comparison step.

    21 votes

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  5. Build Comparison Manifest from pull request

    It would be cool if the custom deployment configuration could be driven from a Pull Request . For example, in GitHub, the Pull Request knows which files were changed and approved. Why not use that list to instantly populate a comparison to create a deployable manifest to go from source control to org?

    15 votes

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  6. Adding Custom destructive

    ANT is unable to change the type on an EmailTemplate from HTML to CUSTOM. To solve that we need to add the EmailTemplate first to the destructive package to have it removed and then add it again with the package.xml
    Since this file is not deleted but just changed. It doesn't show up in the deleted items tab.

    We should add an option to the "Selected Items"/"Changed Items" list to opt-in for adding that to the destructive.

    13 votes

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  7. Allow for custom metadata permissions to be included with a single click when custom fields are being deployed

    For example; when adding new custom fields, you generally have to add the permissions as an additional line item to the deployment. Having a checkbox or something that will have gearset automatically add the permissions associated with the metadata currently in the deployment list would speed up the process. Users should also be allowed to deselect lines that were automatically added.

    13 votes

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  8. Allow save into a draft deployment after Refresh Comparison

    Use case:

    Source is master, target is org
    Create draft deployment between master and org; Save
    ...time passes, new items are added to master
    Open draft deployment
    Refresh Comparison to see new items in master
    Select new items
    Click Save Draft Deployment --you have to create a new version (and no obvious way to even see the current draft's name without opening a new tab)

    Seems like you should be able to save back into the same draft after refresh comparison (or at least have option to do so).

    When you create a new version of the draft; you have…

    12 votes

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  9. Ability to specify test suites when deploying apex classes. It would be easier when there are a large # of test classes involved.

    Ability to specify test suites when deploying/validating apex classes. It would be easier when there are a large # of test classes involved with a deployment

    11 votes

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  10. Support merge fields in outgoing webhooks of CI jobs

    When sending an outgoing webhook, I'd like to be able to include if the job succeeded, the name of the job etc.

    11 votes

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  11. Allow date range filtering on the "Changed On" column

    Currently one has to pick dates individually, if one has 30 + dates to select, this can be massively simplified if one could select a date range.

    10 votes

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  12. Allow destructive changes from Local File

    Allow for the upload of a local file which includes the destructiveChangePost.xml, destructiveChange.xml, and destructiveChangePre.xml files to do destructive changes.

    10 votes

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  13. Allow deployment of unlocked packages

    At the moment, you can select "Installed package" as a metadata type to compare, and I think you can use this to install a package (without installation key).

    However, unless I'm missing them, 2nd Generation Unlocked packages don't appear in a comparison like this.

    It would be really useful to be able to deploy 2GP with Gearset because I sometimes need to make metadata changes at the same time as installing

    e.g. I'm moving some old functionality into an Unlocked package and that old code has logic in the triggers. I want to be able to delete the old triggers…

    8 votes

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  14. Add Upload CSV functionality to create an upload template for CPQ deployments

    For CPQ Deployments add an "Upload from CSV" feature where a user could upload a file with specific External IDs across multiple objects to tell Gearset what to migrate in a single click.

    For example, the user could list the Object API name in Column A of the sheet and the External ID in column B and then Gearset would parse this and create a Data Deployment based off of those records specifically. This would be incredibly useful for any CPQ deployment where you need to only deploy specific records not the entire object!

    8 votes

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  15. Add a Select All that works on filtered items when setting up filters

    When setting up the filters, I would like the ability to do a Select All on just the filtered items so that I don't have to manually select each one of them. This would be a huge time saver.

    7 votes

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  16. 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.

    6 votes

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  17. Users should be able to specify test classes and save them to draft deployments

    Users should be able to specific and save test classes in the comparison stage so they can be saved in draft deployments. Seems like a waste of extra steps to unclick tests and select tests over and over as you work through a deploy.

    also when deploys are combined, they would get all the test classes, again, saving lots of time.

    6 votes

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  18. API to provision users, assign users to connected organisations

    API to provision users, assign users to connected organisations

    It would be hugely benificial to us (60+ connected organisations, 25 employees working in teams for multiple clients at a time) if we could programatically provision/deprovision users and provide access to connected organisations via an api.

    At the moment this is error prone manual work that has to be done by someone with high level access (and as such is usually already short on time).

    6 votes

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  19. Add possibility to save custom filter RegEx for subcomponents

    If you want to deploy new fields and field level security, I want to create a custom filter that hides all profile setting except of field level security and make that custom filter reusable.
    Unfortunately RegEx only works on top level elements. In this case profile names. That doesn't make sense since that would hide field level security too.

    6 votes

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  20. Ability to recreate a reusable list or group for Deployment notifications

    Every week we have a larger sized scheduled deployment for logic updates that runs after business hours. There's usually the same 2-6 people (often increasing) that want to receive an email and/or text message when the deployment succeeds. Whoever schedules the deployment has to add each one manually every time, and it would be nice to have a way to send notifications to a predefined list or group of email addresses and/or phone numbers.

    It usually has to be the person that schedules the deployment, because if someone goes back to add their own email or phone to an already…

    5 votes

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