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  1. Use AWS IAM Roles as Octopus AWS Accounts

    When creating an Octopus AWS Account (https://octopus.com/docs/infrastructure/deployment-targets/aws) you currently need to enter an AWS Access Key and Secret Key. This means the corresponding AWS Access Key needs to be periodically rotated, creating some management overhead and potential security vulnerabilities. Rather than an AWS Access Key and Secret Key, if we were able to enter an AWS IAM Role that is assumed whenever that Octopus AWS Account is used, then we would no longer need to manage AWS Access Keys.

    In the background, Octopus Deploy would need to set it up so that the AWS IAM Role is assumed…

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  2. Ability to set application URLs for each environment, allowing linking from dashboard

    It would be great if the Octopus dashboard, which displays the current releases of each application in each environment, contained links to the applications in the specific environments. E.g. if the box displaying details of the most recent deployment of Application X to Environment Y also contained a link to that app in that environment

    We presently maintain this info outside of Octopus, in Wiki pages etc, but it’s a pain to maintain.
    It would be great if this was directly available in Octopus, because the matrix of applications to environments is already there. Forcing users to access the links…

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  3. codebuild

    Add an official Octopus plugin for AWS CodeBuild to integrate with Jira.

    https://octopus.com/docs/managing-releases/issue-tracking/jira#availability

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  4. Add dates range in Octopus task filters

    if we can have date filter in the task section then it will be ease to get the data for a particular time period.

    TASK ---->Advanced Filter

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  5. Integration with Azure App Configuration

    Please provide integration with Azure App Configuration. We need the task to download variables in the process runtime. This will allow to use Azure CMDB and Octopus for deployments.

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  6. Connect project to many tenants at once

    There is currently no way to associate a project to multiple tenants without going into each tenant one by one, finding the project, selecting an environment, and clicking Save. For installations with many (tens or more) tenants, this is quite inconvenient, and has resulted in hacky workarounds from third-parties.

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  7. JSON Template for Subscriptions

    Allow the json payload used when setting up Subscriptions to be templated in the same way as config.
    If you could specify the json with embedded octopus variables you could integrate with many many other tools without the need to add a custom step at the end of each deployment. (eg. MS teams)

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  8. Allow variable in variable set to have a Project Group scope

    It would be useful if we could set variables in a variable set to a Project Group scope.

    The use case for this is that we have a shared variable set that sets a product ID.

    We could then scope this by product group.

    eg

    Variable Set Products
    Product Id - ATeam Scoped to Project Group A
    Product Id - BTeam Scoped to Project Group B

    Project Group A
    - Proj A1
    - Proj A2

    Project Group B
    - Proj B1
    - Proj B2

    Currently we have to override the ProductID in every project in Project Group B which sometimes…

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  9. Reliable OST to PST Converter

    OST file is one of the database files used by Microsoft Outlook. Its main purpose is to serve as an enabler for working offline even when the connection to Exchange is not live. In such scenarios, the changes you make are later synced to the Exchange Server when the connection is back live.

    If there are any errors or corruption issues in the OST file, the information stored within it comes under risk. This is mainly due to the fact that OST files, unlike PST files, cannot be opened independently of the Outlook profile that created them.

    So in all…

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  10. Deploy a Release Step - Task Summary View

    We have a "master" deployment project that runs a bunch of "Deploy a Release" steps that run other projects. We would love to be able to monitor each of the sub projects from the master. Right now to view the details of a "Deploy a Release" step you see something like this: Deploying release 2020.5.0-beta.14 of project 'ZYX'. View deployment.

    When you click View Deployment you are taken to another page to monitor the progress. We would love to see all that information displayed on the master project so we don't have to drill down.

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  11. Expose Octopus.Deployment.Targets during deployment

    The current Octopus.Deployment.Targets variable is only available to the Deployment Changes section. It would be beneficial to expose this information during the deployment too.
    The use case in mind is sending emails pre-release that mention the machines that will be deployed to, or in the case of Azure, could expose the URLs, given these work on the convention of <machine-name>.azurewebsites.net

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  12. Add more regional support to Octopus Cloud

    Octopus Cloud is presently limited to three Azure regions (West US 2, West Europe, Australia East).
    Strict data sovereignty rules for some customers may mean that Octopus Cloud is currently not a viable solution.

    It would be good if more regions were supported by Octopus Cloud - specifically UK West and/or UK South.

    Also - how does Octopus handle high availability and fault tolerance if limited to only one region?

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  13. Disable the 'Deploy' button whilst filters are being refreshed and affected tenants loaded

    Whilst in the deployment screen, the 'Deploy' button should be disabled whilst filters are being refreshed and affected tenants loaded.

    With the current functionality, it's very easy for a user to add a tag filter and not realise that additional tenants have been included, but are not yet visible in the 'Preview and Customize' section. The loading bar at the top of the box is subtle and easy to miss.

    Once affected tenants have been refreshed, the button should be enabled again.

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  14. prompted variable calculated default value

    Allow the default values for prompted variables to be calculated, instead of a constant.

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  15. Runbook specific variables

    Add variables to Runbooks, so that adding new variables to the project for a specific Runbook don't cause the snapshots of other Runbooks to be old.

    For example, we have a Runbook that exports data from a database to a CSV and emails it. We have variables for the from and to dates and the email addresses to send to. The from/to dates are prompted variables, so you can do an adhoc run. If no dates are provided, it will default to the last week of data.

    These variables only have meaning for this Runbook, so it would be nice…

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  16. Add date, time and date/time variable types

    Add date, time and date/time variable types. This would validate that the input value is a valid date, time or date/time.

    Optionally provide a friendly interface (date picker control) for the respective values.

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  17. Tenant "overview" page is not intuitive

    I find that the most common task performed on tenants is modification of tenant variables. However, I feel that the UI does not support this task very well.

    I find that once I click through on the tenant, my next step is to click on the project in which I wish to set variables for which does not result in the expected action (it takes you to the project instead).

    My recommendation is that the tenant variables becomes the landing page for tenants and the project administration for the tenant could become a secondary page (or perhaps it could even…

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  18. Allow copying of a runbook between projects, or a runbook template across projects, or master runbook view across all projects

    Allow copying of a runbook between projects, or a runbook template across projects, or master runbook view across all projects

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  19. Allow a runbook to be able to be run from another runbook

    With standard octopus deployment there is a "deploy a release" step which can be used to run other projects from a parent project.

    It would be usefult o have a similar "run a runbook" step to be able to build up run books from smaller steps into bigger processes.

    Our use case is swithcing to DR, there are numerous steps such as stopping various services, starting other services, stopping replication etc. But, each of these steps is also useful in itself so we have steps effectively duplicated, once in the invoke dr runbook and once in a runbook all by…

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  20. Include description field for project and library set variables similar to project template variables

    It would be helpful to have a description field for variables in a project or in library set variables. I know the idea of having 'descriptive variables' usually solves this issue but sometimes across teams it doesn't always happen.

    To save screen space it could be a descriptor you enter when making the variable then when you mouse over the variable it shows the information descriptor.

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