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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. Ability to return sub-components of a Profile from Source Control

    Currently, profiles in source control are stored with everything as it's all stored in a single file (apex class permissions, layout assignments, etc). This is done by Salesforce.

    When using the new "delta deploy" or any comparison that doesn't include every possible dependent component (ex. apex, layouts, etc) - you see many "new" or "deleted" items related to the fact that source control returns everything within the profile whereas Salesforce only returns specific permissions based on the retrieved components.

    It'd be great if Gearset could replicate this behavior with source control to match Salesforce's behavior, where it'll obviously have to…

    2 votes

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  2. Friendly name should be surfaced on the deployment summary page.

    The Friendly Name should be surfaced on the deployment summary page, either as a row in the "Summary" section or in its own section, similar to Deployment Notes.

    We often track deployments by saving links to the deployment summary. But there is not an easy way to grab the friendly name if we want to search the deployment report; for example to combine packages.

    3 votes

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  3. CI Job History - Show what CI runs were manual and who triggered the manual run

    It's nice that the CI job history shows the source commit link for the auto triggered deployments from Github merges, but for visibility and transparency it would also be good for users to see when a job was triggered from a manual run and what users ran it.

    3 votes

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  4. Allow export of code coverage results in daily Unit Testing job

    It would be great to be able to export the list of unit tests and their respective code coverage in a csv file for further internal processing.

    2 votes

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  5. Update Metadata Change Monitor Report

    When you update the change monitor report metadata filters and include new metadata types, the next monitor report shows all the newly added metadata as "New Items" on the report. Although not a big deal it did cause an alarm for us not realizing it was due to the change we made prior. It would be a "nice to have" feature if either you don't include the newly added metadata types as "New Items" on the initial report or flag them and have a visible cue to indicate the items were a result of newly added metadata items on the…

    1 vote

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  6. Run only apex test thats related to the Pull request for Validate pull requests targeting the source branch

    When we check Validate pull requests targeting the source branch for the Pull request , it runs all the test class irrespective of the package content that being pushed.
    It should not run any test class if pushed metadata is only configuration.
    It should run only test class if pushed metadata ha class.

    1 vote

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  7. Force selection of fields to use instead of selecting id as default

    In the select related objects page, Gearset selects id as the 'fields to use' field. If we are deploying a large set of data and by mistake do not change the 'fields to use' field then we end up creating duplicate records for Upserts. Would be great if there is an option to enable or disable the default selection.

    1 vote

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  8. For failed CI job runs, develop a way update to the job status

    When for whatever reason, jobs can get job stuck in status "Deploying".

    The real deployment task is already successfully finished in the org, so I would expect that the status of the CI job would be "Succeeded".

    I was assured that in 24hrs the status of the job will automatically reset, but can we have also a way to force an update to the CI job manually?

    Note: The "Cancel running CI job" button is visible and clickable, but doesn't do anything with this stuck CI job.

    1 vote

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  9. Support for WaveRecipe metadata is missing

    There is no support for Wave Recipes currently and we are not able to deploy dashboards via Gearset and Continuous Integration.

    3 votes

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  10. SFDX projects and source format and CLI useage

    Gearset CI only supports SFDX source that follows the SFDX project template structure (e.g. force-app/main/default/classes and so on). However, SFX CLI doesn't mandate that structure.
    SFDX allows you to group metadata by function or logical group (so you can combine metadata in any way that makes sense to you) . We have many projects like this that gearset cannot deploy.

    2 votes

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  11. 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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  12. CI/CV job archiving

    Create a mechanism by which CI and CV jobs can be archived, but not deleted. Sometimes there is a job that is not used, but the history needs to be kept for some period of time.

    2 votes

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  13. Allow for cross-object mapping with the data deployment add-on

    It would be so powerful to allow users to map data to different objects using the data deployment tool. It would allow us to move data efficiently between orgs that don't have completely aligned object APIs and metadata.

    2 votes

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  14. Allow CI jobs to validate PRs of a branch into Separate Scratch Orgs

    Currently CI jobs can only validate PRs into a regular org. So if you have multiple PRs raised to that branch then you have to wait as they each run one after the other. If we could validate into separate Scratch Orgs instead then all the PR validations could run in parallel and it would speed up validation

    4 votes

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  15. Preview of records for data deployment

    It would be great either via the UI or a downloadable file/CSV, if we could see all the records that will be migrated in the data deployment. We're able to see the list of successful or failed records after the fact, it'd be nice to see the list of proposed records before hand. This would help identify if we're in the correct ballpark, say 500 records vs. 5000, and not knowing that until after the deployment gets attempted.

    1 vote

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  16. Select the fields to deploy during a data deployment

    Hi we use the data deployment feature is it possible to only select some fields to deploy data from one org to another and not always all the fields on an object.

    7 votes

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  17. Ability to Export SFDC Fields into a CSV File

    Would it be possible to get a feature where we can download the fields into a csv file?

    1 vote

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  18. Use external script/template for masking data

    I would love to be able to use my own script/template when doing just data (not having the compliance option) to select what fields I want to mask and the format for how I want to mask them. I will explain more.

    When doing a data deployment (data seeding) to our developer sandboxes, I would like to be able to use an external script/template for masking data. In my script/template would like to be able to set the format for the masking and how much of the value to mask. For instance maybe I want to mask a phone number…

    1 vote

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  19. Gearset to be added to a connect app

    The ability to use Salesforce as an Identity Provider and have gearset be added as a connected app so the user would be forced to sign in with SSO and select when they sign in from salesforce

    1 vote

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