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  1. Allow Data Deployment to filter lookup fields on fetched data

    Currently, when doing a data deployment Gearset will let you know of all the referenced objects from the object you selected. What it doesn't do is the opposite of that - let you know all the objects that reference your object with a lookup.

    It'd be great if we could add a filter to utilize some data pulled in a fetch/query during data deployment.

    ex. field (TeamMember.Project_Lookup__c in {returned Project results in query in previous step of data deployment).

    2 votes
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  2. Allow data templates to be edited to add or remove components

    Currently when a data deployment template is created, there is no way to edit the template after it is saved so that components can be added or removed. It would be helpful if we could modify the components in the template without having to create the template from scratch again.

    4 votes
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  3. Pulling object dependencies during data backup

    A cool feature would be the ability for Data backup to have the ability to select object dependencies when you select a particular object for instances where you want to backup a subset of data and not just your entire org

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  4. When deploying Data, it would be nice to be able to set field values

    When deploying Data, it would be nice to be able to set field values. It could be just to null them or set a value. It could be part of the configuration or data masking.

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  5. Meta Data Searches

    Ability to do a meta data search like you can in eclipse or visual studio in gearset.

    For example search a custom field and where it is used within your org.

    1 vote
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  6. Add Support for Pre/Post Data Deployment Scripts

    Some of my more complex data objects require that I turn off Validation Rules during deployment, then back on again after deployment.

    Options that would work:

    * BEST: List of Validation rules under each object and and option to temporarily disable on a one-by-one basis during the deployment. A "Disable All Validation Rules During Deployment" option would be helpful if this feature is implemented.

    * BETTER: Ability to specify metadata xml to apply to each sobject pre and post deployment.

    * GOOD: Ability to specify anonymous Apex to execute pre and post deployment. This would involve a callout to the…

    4 votes
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  7. Deploy data from local repository.

    It would be very helpful if we could deploy data from a local repository. We have different namespaces for internal packages and it would make data migration significantly easier if we could do it from a local machine where we'd switch the namespaces.

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  8. Support user record migration from production to sandbox or scratch orgs

    New users are often created in the production org that need to be monitored and brought back to sandboxes as well. It would be great if the data deployment tool could support moving user records from prod to sandboxes or scratch orgs.

    2 votes
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  9. Allow complex filters and child relationships on filters for data loading

    Allow complex filters and child relationships on filters for data loading. For example, filter the Account to only load if the Owner is an Active user in the system.

    5 votes
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  10. Preserve Auto-number field values

    Staging environments typically exist with integrations with other systems that have references to auto-number fields
    Data deployment re-evaluates auto-number fields instead of keeping the values of the source.

    If data deployment jobs could automate the following it would probably work
    1. changing the type of the auto-number field to text in the target org
    2. potentially removing apex references to the field
    3. deploying the data
    4. rolling back metadata modifications in steps 1 and 2

    1 vote
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  11. Ability to update value of Reference field for a data deployment

    "Select reference fields to deploy"

    Ability to edit the value for the target deployment data for the reference field instead of searching for the match on the Target.

    Ex. Loading Opportunities from a Source to a Target that contains 5 different record types, but when uploaded to the Target we specify the recordtypeid to one that matches a recordtypeid on the Target for the entire data load.

    Similar to how the Owner reference can ignore the Target's users and default to the running user of the data deployment.

    1 vote
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  12. Add batch size option to data deployment

    It would be great to be able to pick the batch size used when doing data deployments.

    We have to work with some orgs using poorly performing managed packages that are blowing up due to CPU limits.

    We don't have many option, so being able to reduce the batch size, and hence the CPU load would be really useful.

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  13. 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.

    1 vote
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  14. Compare and Deploy Attachments and Files

    Please add the ability to use the "Compare and Deploy" for Attachments and Files. The ability to migrate PDFs, image files, word docs, and excel spreadsheets would be GREATLY appreciated! Thanks!

    3 votes
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  15. Datapacks

    Datapacks / Vlocity Metadata

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  16. Allow for the masking of data during a Data Deployment

    During a data deployment it should be possible to mask the data in specific fields. For example, if I were importing Account and Contact data from production into a sandbox I would want to be able to mask email address so that we can't erroneously send actual customers emails while we're testing

    4 votes
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  17. Add problem analyzers to the data deployment app

    Much like the problem analyzers for metadata deployments in Gearset, it would be great if you could add a problem analysis feature for data deployments after having configured what you want to deploy.

    Some scenarios will almost certainly cause the data deployment to either totally fail or only partially deploy some of the records and skip records it can't deploy. Providing automatic fixes (e.g. choosing not to include duplicates) would improve the number of deployments that work 100% of the time.

    1 vote
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  18. Schedule data deployments

    The current data deployment functionality works fine for one-off deployments, but if you are trying to keep specific data in sync across multiple orgs, the ability to schedule data deployments for a given time in the future would let you deploy on a recurring basis automatically. Becomes especially helpful when combined with the current data filtering options.

    2 votes
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  19. Migrate audit fields

    When deploying data records, it would be helpful if audit fields values could be migrated

    1 vote
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  20. Provide options to delete records from Target Org. This will help clean up of test data and reload from Source.

    Provide options to delete records from Target Org. This will help clean up of test data and reload from Source.

    5 votes
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