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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Allow CI to do a quick deploy

    Allow gearset CI to do a quick deploy either by default or via a setting on the Job definition.
    Our tests run for nearly 90 minutes and are currently run twice in succession causing a lot of frustration. Once when a PR is validated and then when it is merged and deployed.

    18 votes

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  14. Apply masking of certain data across backups GDPR compliance

    It would be great if records that were marked with certain GDPR attributes, possibly 'GDPR Removal = TRUE' that the backups could apply arbitrary data masking across all historical backups for email and phone number fields

    1 vote

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  15. Show the name of the draft I am working on

    Would be nice to see the name of the draft I'm working on while I'm working on it. Oftentimes working on multiple things at once, this can get really confusing.

    1 vote

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  16. Rename drafts after they're created

    It would be really nice to be able to rename drafts after they've been created. Sometimes users will name things differently, and it would be nice to be able to clean this up.

    1 vote

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  17. I would like the ability to change filtered metadata to their API names

    I recently had an internal business conversation to clarify what would and wouldn't be included in our new CI/CD process leveraging gearset to push to orgs. When we had this conversation we used the Metadata API names to discuss and then when I went to implement it in Gearset I saw that the filters are actually some translated 'friendly' names.
    This is of course fine for most use cases, but it made it really difficult to make sure nothing is being missed when setting up the CI/CD filter type.

    I would kindly ask that you implement some switch to allow…

    1 vote

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  18. Ability to cherry pick changes in a file

    When comparing changes between a source org and a target org for a given file/metadata component, it will be great to have the ability to choose which change(s) should be promoted from the source org to the target org.

    Presently, it's an all-or-nothing scenario i.e. either one deploys all the changes to a given file from source to target or deploys none. As a workaround, we cherry pick changes to a file using VSCode and then deploy to the target org using VSCode –– which is the exception to our "all metadata changes must be deployed through Gearset" policy.

    Adding…

    4 votes

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  19. Unable to import/export translations using .stf file using greaset

    Currently gearset allows to deploy translations from one org to another org, however we do not have an option to do the translations using .stf file /excel for the fisrt time in any one of the org

    1 vote

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  20. Add additional controls to Monitor

    Hello Gearset,
    We are exploring using the "Monitoring" functionality to audit our Salesforce production metadata changes for our IT Controls. It looked promising until we found out that anyone on the team can edit any monitor job setting, which creates a loophole in the controls that we can't monitor the monitor.
    So I'm curious to learn from Gearset whether any of the following can be done/requested:
    * Can we limit the Monitor jobs to only be editable by the person who created it?
    * Can we show either an audit history or LastModifedBy/LastModifiedTime of the Monitor job?
    * If the…

    3 votes

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