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Welcome to the Gearset feedback forum. We love getting feedback from our users on how we can make Gearset even better.

Post your ideas and vote for others – let us know what’s important to you. We’re keen to hear about product improvements, new features, and bug fixes alike. We check this forum regularly and will keep ideas updated with their current status. If you need any further support, please contact us at team@gearset.com.

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Workflow failed to deploy without error, due to standard object dependency

    CI job : Validation shown as success & Deployment shown as success.. but actually no WF deployed. Saying Opportunity object doesn't exist in target just because it was not selected in the components. in a traditional deployments object is not needed to deploy WF, that too standard object. I feel it is a gap.

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  4. 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?

    1 vote
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  5. Link Static Analysis results to the code

    Could we link the file names in the static analysis results to the actual code from the comparison/monitoring job?

    i.e. Where the results have a list of issues per Apex class, I'd like the class name to be a link to the code for that class

    Having a quick peek at the code from within Gearset can help me to diagnose whether it's a genuine problem, or something where the static analysis rules need tweaking.

    If it's just the rules that need tweaking, it would be nice to be able to complete that job entirely within Gearset.

    1 vote
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  6. Suppress the <deprecated> tag in CustomObject, CustomField

    When retrieving metadata from 1GP packaging orgs, the <deprecated> tag appears in the source and, if you deploy to VCS, is preserved. But if you subsequently deploy to a scratch org, and back to VCS, the deprecated tag no longer appears in the scratch org and thus shows up as a diff in the Difference Viewer - confusing the user.

    Doc says this tag is reserved for future use and until such time as it is used, suppress

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  7. 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.

    1 vote
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  8. create an option to have chained deployments

    create an option to have chained deployments so complex deployments can be broken down and sequentially deployed or slaves can be ran

    allowing for multi staged deployments under one CI job

    26 votes
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  9. Support package.xml filtering when using Git comparison with a SFDX folder structure

    When using a git repo with a SFDX folder structure + package/xml (in the /manifest folder) gearset dos not take into account elements in the package.xml when checking the option (filter with package.xml)

    32 votes
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  10. Allow Team Members to Run Scheduled Unit Test Jobs

    Execute Others’ Unit Tests

    John Doe creates daily unit test job for SuperHeros R Us. He schedules it to run nightly.
    Jane Smith, a member of the same Gearset team, is responsible for doing the weekly deploy for SuperHeros R Us. The unit test job from the previous day has failed (it had been previously working). Jane makes updates to the tests, and needs to re-run the unit test job. But she does not have permissions and John is out on PTO for the day. So… she needs to do it manually.

    3 votes
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  11. Manage multiple Gearset teams from a single Gearset account

    I want to be able to Manage multiple Gearset teams from a single Gearset account, and not have to log out and log in again.

    4 votes
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  12. Tie scratch org URL to enumerated list of scratch orgs on My Connections

    UX suggestion (tie list of scratch orgs to URL)

    If you use Gearset to create a scratch org, the list of scratch orgs on the My Connections page does not tie to the visible URL of the scratch org you log into

    This gets to be a real issue for the multi-tasker who might have several scratch org tabs open at once but has no way of knowing which one is which vis-a-vis the Gearset enumeration of how the scratch org was logged into the first place. Drilling into the user's name is too clunky

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  13. Move the configured regex filters to the top of the scrollable pane (currently at bottom) of

    Move the regexes to the top of the pane so one can see they exist and not have to guess that they exist at the bottom of the pane.

    Note the example, selects all custom objects - this is useful for ISVs

    example: For custom object, there are 100+ entries for standard and custom objects. If you add a regex, it appears at the bottom of the scrollable pane, after all the enumerated objectnames. Coming back into a custom filter, it is not obvious that you had even created a regex as you would have to know to scroll to…

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  14. 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…

    1 vote
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  15. Use triggering branch as source branch in git-sourced CI jobs

    Currently:
    We have to define a single fixed source branch in a CI job, when it has a Git-Source.

    Desired:
    Option to say "use triggering branch". It should use the branch, where current commit-hook-call comes from.

    It should allow Pipelines to test also all development branches e.g. with "Validation only" CI-job.

    9 votes
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  16. Include the static code analysis report in the deployment notes so it can be integrated with Azure DevOps

    We would like to have a link in the Pull Request or Azure DevOps work item to the static code analysis report so the tech leads can review the report.

    1 vote
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  17. Export Object level and OWD (sharing settings) in permissions reports (in addition to the field-level)

    Currently, the permission reporting feature only provides field-level permissions export to CSV for all Profiles and Permission Sets. This is a very small part of the overall security and sharing permissions model. Here are a couple of items that I recommend adding to the permission reporting as a starting point:


    1. Object-level permissions (read/create/edit/delete/view all/modify all) for Profiles and Permission Sets

    2. Sharing Settings (organization wide defaults) for all objects

    In the future, it would be nice to have additional permissions from Profiles and Permission Sets available to export such as:
    1. App assignments
    2. Tab visibility
    3. Apex classes
    4. Visualforce…

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  18. "Next" button on comparison page sometimes does not work

    Sometimes, the "Next" button on the comparison page does not work. In the Developer Console I can see a 403 response from "POST https://app.gearset.com/api/static-code-analysis", traced to "raygun.js:2016".

    In this case, I have to reload the comparison page.

    This happens quite often (I estimate 1 in 5 times).

    I don't think that it's a timeout issue (CSRF token or sth.), because just right now I only marked one file in the comparison list and wanted to proceed, and the button didn't work.

    On other occasions, I spend a lot more minutes on the comparison page, and the button works perfectly.

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  19. Add an option to not run the comparision part in CI job (sfdx like)

    When you are pushing a project with sfdx, there is no compare, sfdx just push the whole package.

    It will save a lot of times.

    3 votes
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  20. Only see deployment history for Orgs you have access to

    We would like to only see Deployment History for the Orgs we have access to. Our clients brought this up as a concern during our deployment meetings.

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