Help us improve Gearset

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. Item Changed Date not populating from DX structure in Repository

    Using the DX/source structure in a repository (Github), no "item changed" date is shown for any metadata types in the comparison window.

    This leads to gearset either just showing the last changed date of the target org or "unknown".

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  2. Ability to hide other team members' personal filters

    My team is working on different projects at the same time, often times independently from each other. The ability to hide all filters personal filters that aren't my own (and maybe selectively share them with a select few team members) would be greatly appreciated!

    1 vote
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  3. Ability to override custom metadata field settings per org

    Our code repository currently contains the custom metadata settings from our development environment. When we deploy to production, we either ignore custom metadata in Gearset and manually add any new custom metadata items to production or we manually select the new custom metadata items in Gearset and then manually update the fields in production from the development settings to the production settings.

    It would be great if there was something like the Octopus Deployment tool has where you can define configuration settings for each environment. Gearset would automatically update the field value based on the stored setting for the specific…

    1 vote
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  4. facilitate selection at the UI of related permissions for selected items during deployment

    Our typical use case surrounding related permissions for selected components (application visibilities, class accesses, field permissions, layout assignments, object permissions, page accesses, record type visibilities, tab visibilities) is to need to ensure that if a component is selected, its related permission is always selected also, with respect to a target set of profiles. We suggest you provide an affordance at the UI that selects related permissions en masse rather than requiring individual mouse clicks for each permission selection as at present.

    1 vote
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  5. view deployed components live

    Show live the components deployed during the running of a CI/CD Job.

    Like:
    deploying class abc.......
    deploying class xyz.......
    deploying lightning Component abc.......

    5 votes
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  6. Dependency Enhancement for App Menu metadata

    Currently, when we compare App Menu metadata, the "Depends On" tree is empty, even though it definitely has dependencies on connectedApps and customApplications.

    Please add dependency analysis for App Menu metadata,

    2 votes
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  7. Categorize Meta Data Filters

    Allow the custom meta data filters to be categorize or put in folders. You could organize your filters by customer, deployment type, etc..

    2 votes
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  8. Report Missing Dependencies on Lightning pages

    Right now, if you include a lightning page in a deployment and do not include any of the components on the page (list view, report chart, etc), the problem analyzer finds no issue with it.

    Even if the report is not in the target or is included in the compare, the analyzer always finds no issue with the lightning page.

    It'd be great to have it function like other metadata where it would alert you to missing components in your package (by suggesting to include all referenced list views, reports, etc on the lightning page).

    1 vote
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  9. Allow Scheduling of Comparison and Export Results via Email

    Our use case is to schedule the comparison of two sources (Salesforce orgs) which are both "dev" environments, on a daily basis, yet receive the comparison results as an email attachment. The format of the export file within the comparison itself is what we'd need. This would save time & clicks by not having to log into the app and dig into the comparison job to manually extract the csv file.

    1 vote
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  10. Permission sets not deploying correctly

    When deploying a permission set, it was being deployed without the permissions checked, even though Gearset detects that the permission is checked in the metadata compare.

    3 votes
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  11. Ability to upload Deployment Checklist instead of manually adding All components

    For every release, we have at least 700-1500 or more components to be deployed and adding all those one by one into gearset is a lot of manual effort which might sometimes not be entirely accurate. It would be great if there is an option where we can upload an excel or csv with all the component names and gearset would just create the package for you. It would save a lot of time and effort and reduce manual errors.

    4 votes
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  12. Allow destructive changes from Local File

    Allow for the upload of a local file which includes the destructiveChangePost.xml, destructiveChange.xml, and destructiveChangePre.xml files to do destructive changes.

    7 votes
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  13. Provide more detail in Monitoring notifications

    Right now, the Monitoring job notifications (Slack especially) provide very little detail as to what actually changed.

    Ideally, I'd be able to see right in the message (or in a threaded reply), the first X number of metadata changes made. If there are more than that, then providing a direct link to the detail page in Gearset would be great.

    As of now, it simply just says "there were changes", with no detail or way to easily see the changes in Gearset...which is not terribly useful.

    2 votes
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  14. Enable Pull Request Description to be populated

    when a PR request is made from Gearset, could you address a way to populate the Pull Request description and/or linking to a JIRA ticket in the Pull Request.

    While the deployment notes goes into the commit description; nothing goes into the PR description. IN our workflow, we'd like to see a link to the JIRA ticket go into the PR description and optionally also the deployment notes

    1 vote
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  15. 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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  16. create a compare/deploy function for data similar to metadata

    having something like new/different/deleted for data (so we can compare, say, products vs new product options or features) like we do for metadata

    1 vote
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  17. Improve error handling for invalid XML metadata files

    Currently, when there is an error with an XML metadata file (usually introduced by git merges), Gearset will produce an error, either in the Initializing Comparison, or Checking Deployment stages, stating simply that "An unknown error occurred."

    If Gearset instead ran the XML from source control through an XML validator using the Partner WSDL XMLSchema, then we could get file-level validation errors if the XML doesn't conform to what Salesforce's Metadata API will accept.

    e.g.:
    $ xmlstarlet val -e -s ~/Downloads/salesforce-schema.xml force-app/main/default/profiles/Marketing.profile-meta.xml
    force-app/main/default/profiles/Marketing.profile-meta.xml:17108.15: Element '{http://soap.sforce.com/2006/04/metadata}field': This element is not expected.
    force-app/main/default/profiles/Marketing.profile-meta.xml - invalid

    2 votes
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  18. Export test run history

    Exporting the Test run history to Excel/CSV will allow keeping trends.

    The ultimate goal is to include this in a dashboards. If an embedable web page could be generated with solely the trends, that would be perfect.

    1 vote
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  19. Remove the "run as specific user" completely from the dashboard prior to deployment (set the options to "Run as

    Add during problem analysis:

    Remove the "run as specific user" completely from the dashboard prior to deployment (set the options to "Run as logged-in user"). Deploy, then change it back to whatever you need. Based on https://developer.salesforce.com/forums/?id=906F0000000DCJPIA4

    3 votes
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  20. Find/Replace before deployment

    Allow a basic find/replace to run against files before final deployment.
    Examples: a username that would work in the sandbox that does not exist in production and we need to change it. Or deploying to a packaging org required a modification due to various namespace issues. Other tools have a means to do this in one way or another.

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