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  1. Configure path package is deployed to

    Hi,

    I have set up Deployment process and everything works fine except one thing.
    I cannot find a way to edit step "zero" - downloading and unpacking of deployment package (nuget package).
    In our deployment we process multiple tenants on single environment.

    What Octopus currently does (this process seems automatic to me):
    - Downloads correct package version if its not already downloaded (this is ok)
    - Unpacks it into C:\Octopus\Applications\tenantName\Production\projectName\projectVersion (want to change this)
    - Then uses this folder as source of data (ok).

    I have TWO problems with this approach:
    1)
    while deploying on multiple tenants after ONE deploy…

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    • promote a whole environment

      We have "major deployments". At this time we have to deploy all our applications (~ 70) at once. So it would be nice to have a possibility to deploy all projects from environment-1 to environment-2

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      • Show Release Notes as a column directly on the Releases page for a product

        When you list the releases for a product you can see the Version and when it was assembled, but not the release notes. We have this connected to the git commit log so we easilly can see what is being deployed. Right now we have to click each item to see this information

        24 votes
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        • Display Deployments Requiring Manual Intervention for a Release

          When viewing details for a particular release, we used to be able to see any active deployments that are currently awaiting manual intervention. It seems this is no longer visible in Octopus 4.0. In order to view this, we need to go back to a project's "Overview" to see any deployments that have pending intervention steps to approve. This complicates the workflow.

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            2 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            Nithin are you talking about in the release page? If so then the deployment status should already be visible, including if it's paused for manual intervention (icon looks like an eye). Could you log a ticket through supportoctopus.com along with screenshots so that we can investigate?

          • Environments screen to filter by Tentacle or Calamari updates

            In v4, it would be helpful to know how many machines in each environment need Calamari and/or Tentacle upgrades (possibly next to the health indicators on the right?)

            As of right now, customers can't see (from this overview) which servers need updates.

            At a minimum, we need an API filter that allows us to search for servers that need Tentacle or Calamari updates.

            Source: https://secure.helpscout.net/conversation/479027453?folderId=557077

            19 votes
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            • Separate Web Portal From Application

              To keep in line with security best practices...

              It would be incredibly useful to be able to separate the Web Portal from the Application server.

              This would allow for greater control and will enable "physical" separations of duties for the administration/configuration items from the deployment items.

              18 votes
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              • Deployment Pipeline as Code

                I would like to see the "pipeline as code approach" applied to projects. The main idea is to be possible to define the process of a project using a yml file in a source code repository or package.

                10 votes
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                • Dashboard re-order ability

                  One can reorder the environments any way that they see fit while looking at the environment page, but is there a way to reorder the dashboard page instead of the default alphabetical order?

                  No.

                  I would love to be able to put the more important project(s) on the top and the lesser ones below it. I also do not want to change the name to reflect this by putting "A_blah", "B_blah".

                  So I would like to be able to have a re-order ability for the dashboard.

                  62 votes
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                  • Service fabric option to set 'TimeoutSec' & 'Async' parameters

                    When setting up a service fabric process, we should be able to set the 'TimeoutSec' and 'Async' parameters to allow for deploying larger service fabric applications.

                    See https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/service-fabric/service-fabric-deploy-remove-applications#register-the-application-package for more information regarding the parameters

                    17 votes
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                    • Dark theme

                      It would be great to have the option to switch to a dark theme

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                      • Re-think the new UI! It is awful!!!

                        To be honest I am not sure why you changed your UI. Other than a bug when adding variables, it was fairly good. My suggestion is that you need to put a lot more time into your UI. The UI for version 4 is awful, sorry but it is and the version 3 was much easier to use. It took me an hour to figure out that what I thought was a table header for the variable list was how you add a new variable, was not clear it was an input form. You hide way too many things, took…

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                          1 comment  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi Jason,
                          Thanks for your feedback on the 4.0 UI overhaul. We had a few key aims as part of this release and one was to provide some consistency to the product. As I’m sure you have noticed, the save button was all over the place in the old (pre 4.0) Web Portal and was an issue of constant headache for our users. Moving all the actions to the 1 action bar at the top of a section felt like the right approach and so far has been met with positive comments by many users, despite the cheese move it may initially appear to be.

                          One of our other goals was to provide an experience that scales well when our users are pushing octopus to its limits. Whether thats 1000’s of targets, steps or environments or just paragraphs of text that make up a description, we have had to consider…

                        • Implement "next step" and "previous step" buttons

                          The idea is to have two buttons on the top of our process steps which allows navigating easily between steps process.

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                          • Clone channel

                            It would be very useful to be able to Clone a Channel.

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                            • First level support for HashiCorp Terraform

                              I would love to see built-in support for Terraform (https://www.terraform.io/). Deployment steps for each Terraform operation like "plan" and "apply" and also a Terraform backend plugin for storing state.

                              43 votes
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                              • Allow disabled or inactive an Enviroment.

                                Sometimes you may need to disabled the entire enviroment rather than individual machines. or at least have an option within the enviroment to disable all machines.

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                                • Add ability to loop a deploy step where multiple roles and role scoped variables are present

                                  Have a scenario where I need to deploy the same package multiple times **on the same set of servers** under different custom directories and different IIS web applications. There are role scoped variables which get picked up for custom installation directory and also appsettings.

                                  I understand that the documentation under https://octopus.com/docs/key-concepts/machine-roles clearly states:

                                  "This means that the step will only execute on Tentacles with at least one of those roles. This does not mean that if the step is scoped to multiple roles that it will run for each role. Instead it will run that step for all machines that…

                                  26 votes
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                                  • Add last date modified field to Variable Views

                                    Add a last date modified field on variables. I think it would be very useful, so it's evident where regression may have occurred between releases and so on if someone makes an update in a group access setting. I know the audit table is useful in this regard, but takes significantly more digging to parse. If you really want to get fancy, show the date, and then if you click it, an audit popup of the last n times it was edited, what date, and by whom.

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Google Cloud Registry Support

                                      Provide support for google cloud docker registry

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                                      • Color Coordinate

                                        Different color for version #'s on different environments.

                                        For instance right now they are both green even if the version numbers are different.

                                        So Test v1.0.1 | Prod v1.0.0 both show green but at a quick glance on the dashboard it would be nice that Prod would be a different (vague) color to signify it is a different version that is on test.

                                        5 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • per-project lifecycle notes

                                          I would like to be able to provide notes as to WHY a project is using a specific lifecycle.

                                          In my case, some of the systems being integrated with only exist in TEST/PROD (not DEV). I'd like to note the systems that don't exist in DEV so that someone doesn't incidentally try to switch the lifecycle.

                                          3 votes
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