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  1. Allow searching for Org IDs in deployment history

    Enable the search results in Deployment History to include Org Ids.

    USE CASE: I want to see a history of all deployments into, or out of, a specific org, regardless of the usernames used to deploy.

    BONUS POINTS: allow me to specify whether it's the ID of the target org or the source org when searching. ex -
    targetorgid:00D1U000000sfXD
    sourceorgid:00D1U000000sfXD

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  2. Import list of metadata items into org comparison.

    When running a comparison, a user should be able to import a list of metadata items based on an agreed format (likely API names). This list would allow the user to save effort from copy pasting api names if they track their changes in an external system. For example, we track changes in our release system within our Salesforce production org. Our manifest items are tracked such as "customobjectc.customfield__c" and have statuses such as new/updated/deleted so we have a historical references of our changes. Being able to import these changes while still having the ability to select…

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  3. update the wording in the change notifications - objects created sounds like Salesforce objects, not individual items

    We run change monitoring and were very surprised to have 218 Objects created in Production over the weekend when no one was working. It would be good to rename this to 'items' instead to make it more clear.

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  4. This is related to webhooks feature in Gearset.

    Currently webhooks allow to trigger external job like jenkins job using webhooks. However its doesn't give any information related to this job whether its been called or not or pass or fail.

    Use case:
    The Jenkins job which I am triggering through Gearset calls my regression tests which runs on Jenkins server. I want to see the information like the Jenkins job has been called successfully and test results like number of tests run, pass , failed etc.
    Having this I can make sure the Webhook is working fine and know my test results in Gearset itself.
    It would be…

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  5. push new profile FLS entries into the profile file in alphabetical order

    When picking up new FLS entries, by default these are added at the bottom of the list of FLS.

    This causes issues when also having save jobs picking up changes, as this can result in duplicate FLS being added to a branch.

    Please update code structuring, so new FLS is added in the correct place in the MD files.

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  6. 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.

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  7. Combine multiple daily monitoring results into a single deployment

    If you want to deploy the differences of an org on a weekly basis, it would be a great option to take the monitoring results of the last 7 days into a single deployment.
    Especially in huge orgs, where comparism takes 30 minutes time to show up, this would ease deployment pretty much.

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  8. Make it easier to select all custom field translations for deployment

    Right now if you want to select translations for certain custom fields, it is necessary to expand the sub-components for each field and select the translation. The second option is to go to the custom object and expand the sub-components in order to check translations which will include all the custom field translations for this object.
    It would be helpful to get a way to select the translations for specific custom fields in the deployment.

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  9. Don't allow duplicate fields in comparison.

    If I have a field with name example category. Somehow the same field has been added to the object xml file it needs to throw an error at the time of comparison.

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  10. Create a way to apply a regex to all currently selected metadata types when building a filter

    The regex support you currently have doesn't really allow for complex (multi-match) regex matching, which is probably ok. (this would be something like grep -e 'this' -e 'that')

    If I select, say 116 of the 124 metadata types identified, and then have to apply a regex pattern to each one, it gets pretty tedious. Click-paste-apply 116 times, and then 116 again for the other half of the complex match. I'd write a tool to automate configuring a filter in gearset. :)

    If I "select all" then deselect the 8 types i don't want, and THEN apply a regex to all…

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  11. Allow record id as the first criteria for matching lookup fields

    When deploying data records from production to sandbox, the default matching criteria for the owner field will not typically work...

    Gearset currently matches on email and profile, but the email addresses for users get modified in sandboxes. So, no match is found for users other than the one who created the sandbox.

    It would be great if the first check was: does the user record id match. If not, use email + profile, if not, use the current user.

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  12. CI Duplicate Job should allow creation of a Validate Only from a "deploy" CI job

    This would be handy:

    If you have a CI job (deploy type) with various configuration (metadata filter, notification, etc) and you want to Duplicate that job, you can't duplicate it to a Validation-Only job. You have to re-enter everything.

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  13. Allow filtering by Deployment Stage/Metadata Subset during comparison

    This Gearset article describes some very logical phases for performing a large deployment:
    https://docs.gearset.com/metadata-deployment-guides/splitting-a-complex-deployment-into-stages

    It would be nice if there were built-in comparisons to show each subset of metadata.

    For example if you were on phase 1 of the deployment you could filter your comparison to just "Data Tier" and Gearset would pre-filter the relevant metadata.

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  14. Add functionality to select the changes in the component for the deployment.

    I think it will be very helpful to have a possibility to deploy only some selected changes in the modified component.

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  15. Badge

    To have he possibility to have badge that could be added to the readme of a git repo. Display in green if the test classes have been successful, red if error.
    The same kind of badge could be used for deployment.

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  16. display meta data filter used on deployment report

    It would be useful to see the meta data filter used on the deployment successful report

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  17. Allow run tests not only by specific name but by regex

    We have a lot of tests and it takes about 2 hours to run them all. But we also have some small services almost completely isolated and which have a specific test class name convention. Currently, we're using ant to specify which exactly we want to run on these services build, so we don't have to wait for 2 hours to deploy a small fix to an isolated service.

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  18. Enhance the deployment history search functionality

    When trying to gather packages together to combine them for a release, currently it is not possible to first limit by a text search then expand the date range (search hangs due to number of retrievals)

    Could there be a way to enhance the history search to enable easier searching?

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  19. When viewing comparisons, allow the "Export All..." to utilize existing filters

    When viewing a comparison... I have various filters set to exclude certain differences like "Reports, "Permission Sets". It would be nice if you provided an option on the "Export All..." page to either export everything (disregard filters) like it does now, or to respect any filters that currently exist on the comparison so that I only see the values shown on the page based on my filters.

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  20. Retain Link to JIRA Tasks When Combining Deployments

    Part of our release management policy is for all deployment to be associated with JIRA tasks. I noticed that when cloning individual deployment the association with JIRA tasks is retained. However, when combining multiple deployments, the relationship with JIRA is broken and as a result, we need to re-associate each JIRA task back to the combined deployment package.

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