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  1. Do selective restoration instead of a full restoration.

    We want to restore certain fields instead of all data into Salesforce

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  2. Add Component's Label and API Name to Export CSV results

    Please include columns for the components Label and API Name along with the Item Type and Display Name when exporting to CSV.

    Use Case - We use the Export results as a formal Deployment Log that we sharing with a Client's project team. In that log, we include the component's Label, API Name, and metadata Type. Most recipients of this Deployment Log are unfamiliar with the API Name which may not even closely match what the Label is. Having both in this Log would greatly enhance this understanding.

    Thanks in advance!

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  3. Add Additional Deployment Preferences for JIRA integration

    Currently the Jira Ticket Deployment Preferences don't give you enough options to manage the expected behavior with our process. Right now there is too much noise on our tickets and we want the option to reduce that. For example, we do not need to comment on the ticket when attempting to validate deployment, just as we don't need it for failed deployments (which you already have as a feature). We simply want a comment with the deployment notes when a deployment is made since this would reflect the actual system changes that took place with this feature/issue.

    2 votes

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  4. mark destructive only changes as a separate difference

    due to deployment limitations with salesforce destructive changes destructive changes dont necessarily reflect branch to org so these deltas are being marked as differences even though there is no way to fix other than manually in the org. these should be marked as a separate difference type for easier filtering.

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  5. Allow users to hide or collapse the middle bar of the comparison screen

    I have a small laptop monitor, so screen space is pretty valuable to me when working from home. It can be difficult to do code reviews from a laptop monitor because of the middle bar, which takes up a significant amount of real estate.

    I rarely use any of the controls or information in that box. It would be great to be able to collapse or hide it to allow more space for the top panel (list of metadata components) and the bottom panel (selected metadata contents)

    2 votes

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  6. Monitoring enhancement: compare permissions across users

    It would be cool if the Gearset Permissions Explorer would help you in determining how to collapse Profiles into fewer numbers. The model would be https://perm-comparator.herokuapp.com/

    A typical org has proliferated Profiles over the years, many only slightly different from one another. As SFDC wants us to move to Permission Sets, job one is to collapse the profiles into as few as possible - this requires comparing user permissions against each other (you can't just compare profiles, you need to know what additional permissions some users have vs others too)

    Since SFDC is finally making dynamic Lightning pages GA (for…

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  7. Make CI-created scratch orgs more usable by downstream webhooks

    If a CI job creates a scratch org ; and you configure an outgoing webhook in the CI configuration, the subscribers to that webhook have no way of being able to connect/authenticate to that scratch org.

    The typical use case would be to run automated UX testing (Provar, Selenium)

    At present, even the CI job creator can't log into the CI-created scratch org let alone any CI webhook

    In addition to supporting this, there should be doc on how a downstream webhook can access the scratch org to then do useful work.

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  8. Show test apex run in the deployment report

    When we validate a deployment then schedule it for deployment. Once deployed we receive a report however the tests run do not show here and you have to back to the validated section to find them - please include the tests run on the final deployment report

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  9. Be able to log into scratch org from Deployment Success page

    It would be super convenient to log into the scratch org directly from the Deployment success page

    • From Compare & Deploy sequence
    • From CI success
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  10. Schedule multiple gearset deployments

    Have the ability to schedule metadata deployments along with data deployments. As of now, you must deploy all metadata then move into data deployments. It would be great to schedule these items in some sort of task flow.

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  11. One stop shopping for scratch org creation

    Too many steps to get a scratch org usable for use - especially when compared to a CLI script.

    If the model is VCS -> Scratch Org, then the following should be doable in one step:

    1 - Create scratch org
    2 - Populate scratch org with metadata in VCS
    3 - Populate scratch org with SObject tree data from VCS (optional)

    By definition, the scratch org is empty so with a properly configured filter, the VCS metadata is implicitly all NEW and can be preselected checked

    If the VCS contains multiple packages, then the pipeline config could identify which…

    2 votes

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  12. 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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  13. Add filters & search to the Salesforce orgs page

    Add Filter/Search to the Salesforce Orgs page. On Deployment History you have a filter that is very handy when sorting through the list to find a specific deployment. I am currently trying to add multiple new dev Orgs for a client and it is hard to sort through them all. Can you add the Filter/Search option on the Orgs page?

    2 votes

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  14. Jira Integration: Include the option to add a comment in JIRA with the URL of the pull request created from Gearset + Assign reviewers

    After a deployment to a git branch, gearset allows to create the pull request from Gearset. It would be nice to:
    1. Have an option to add the pull request URL to the deployment notes
    2. Have the capability of add reviewers (users from the git repo) into the Pull Request

    5 votes

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  15. 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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  16. Searching for work item should allow for searching by ticket #

    When searching for work items to associate to a deployment, user should be able to enter ticket IDs rather then key words from the Azure DevOps ticket title. This will make it easier to search larger backlogs.

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  17. Support JWT authorization to DevHubs

    If Gearset could authorize the DevHub using a JWT (requires DevHub to have a Connected App and Gearset to be given the clientId + server.key + username) ...

    Then:
    * Scratch orgs created by Gearset could be accessible to any other machine provided that machine is using the sfdx force:auth:jwt:grant command (same clientId, server.key, test.salesforce.com, and username of scratchOrg)
    * This is a prerequisite to any outgoing webhook that wants to auth against the CI scratch org
    * This is a convenience feature to IDE users who want to auth against a Gearset-created scratch org without having to get a…

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  18. Migration/Deployment Path

    In cases where you have multiple environments, provide an option to define a migration/deployment path; ability to define what environment is the source and what is the target. This will be useful in cases where we have requirement to deploy changes to say production from a specific environment (UAT).

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  19. Add Static Analysis Notifications

    For org monitoring, we can get a notification on either every run, or when the org changes.

    Could we also have the option to get notification when the number of static analysis problems increases?

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  20. 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.

    24 votes

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