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  1. allow the Email Step to flag the email as High Priority

    A flag on the Email template step to send the email as High Priority. We use the Email template step (when any step fails) to notify that the deployment failed and it would be more convenient if we could set the flag for high priority. I could create my own powershell step, but I thought the out of the box email template step could use this feature.

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      7 comments  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Quick search for Releases no longer available in Octopus v4.0+

      Current configuration (v4.0+) uses dropdown control for Releases list.
      Previous implementation had combo box control and it allowed to do a quick search for large releases lists.

      Would love to have this feature back since currently it is not possible to do a 'contains' search among differently named releases.

      30 votes
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      • BUG: Allow library variable names to be viewed on one screen

        Ideally variables can be read without expanding the browser to both windows - probably a bug

        Screens:
        https://ufile.io/nf3ps

        15 votes
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        • Skip deployment steps

          I just updated to the new 4.0.3 version of Octopus. I do NOT like the process to skip deployment steps. It is hard to follow and see what is going on and takes way longer than the older versions. Please change this to something more like the older version where I can see all the steps and easily click on the ones I want to skip.

          One of the people on my team couldn't even figure out how to skip the steps it was such a pain to find.

          6 votes
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          • UI new version - exlude steps awful to use when having many steps

            in our Deployment processe we have 25 steps.
            on old version we was able to check or uncheck for example steps 1 to 10. in order to deploy first part or second part.

            but now in the new version the exclude steps is not as esay. you have to open select box, select one step. the selectbox is closed. then you have to open it again and select the next step... 10 times... it is lot longer thant only chech on uncheck visible checkboxes.

            i would expected an easier way but now it is an harder way...

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            • Support for external Maven Repositories (Java packages)

              Allow Octopus to download from Maven repositories servers instead of the Build-in Octopus repository.

              3 votes
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                completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Search for user

                The users view that pages user into n number of pages, makes it a hassle to find a user when you have 100 or more users.

                I would like to be able to search for a user, and search across username, displayname and email address.

                14 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make "Run on Octopus Server" a separate permission

                  As it is now if you can change the deployment process, you can also set scripts to run on the Octopus Server. We want people to be able to change the deployment process, but not to run scripts on the Octopus Server. A permission or feature-toggle to restrict that option would be great.

                  24 votes
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                  • Add option to mask sensitive variable while typing it in

                    While typing in the value of a sensitive variable, the complete value is always visible while typing it in.

                    It would be more secure if there is an option to obfuscate the value while typing it in.

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                      0 comments  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow deployment of a project to an environment without any machines in that role

                      We have a pretty ephemeral environment in AWS and setup new environments several times a week. Our ELB healthchecks are tied to the web apps we're deploying. This can kind of create a timing or chicken-and-egg problem when we need to deploy a project to a new environment. We have to deploy the app for that box before the ELB kills the instance as unhealthy.

                      What I'd like to be able to do is deploy a project to an environment then as new EC2 instances are registered with Octopus we lean on deployment triggers to deploy the software as soon…

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                        completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow non-tenant and multi-tenant deployments to the same environment

                        The new 3.4 Multi-tenancy feature is great. But there is a limitation preventing it for some to use it effectively.

                        We have several projects, some have multi-tenant deployments (per client) some others not (tool project, shared services projects etc).

                        We deploy all these projects to the same test and staging servers and some as well to production environment. Meaning, the same machine might be used for multi-tenant and non-tenant deployments.

                        The current 3.4 release does not allow us to use the same environment/target for both type of projects.

                        Workaround as published (setup dummy tenant instance) is a less desirable, as…

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                        • provide a way to send notifications from failed tasks

                          as an admin, i'd like to receive email notification of failed tasks such as health checks or other automated tasks.

                          3 votes
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                            completed  ·  2 comments  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add Let's Encrypt automation to OD server

                            Ensuring certificates for the OD server are up to date are a little annoying. It would be awesome if the OD server could support renewing it's own hosting certificate with Let's Encrypt.

                            I've had a stab at creating custom steps to do this. The main issue is domain validation (DV). DNS validation often requires manual intervention and OD server controls http (see discussion at https://community.letsencrypt.org/t/domain-validation/26512 ).

                            The only way I see this really progressing forward is if OD server supports Let's Encrypt in the server as a maintanence task as it would be able to respond to http DV requests.…

                            16 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Deployment Steps Logic

                              It would be nice to have the option to run different steps based on the status of the previous step (failed or completed successfully). Sort of like an If/Else statement. This way, you can roll back changes if a certain step fails within the deployment process.

                              4 votes
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                              • Please have a copy of your W9 on your website.

                                And please leave a support or contact form so that we can reach out to you with non-technical questions also.

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                                • Put the SAVE button in the same location on every page instead of upper right of bottom left.

                                  The SAVE button is in the bottom left on the deploy process config page and upper right for the variables page.

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Certificate Management

                                    We are working on a feature to allow storage and management of X509 Certificates within Octopus.

                                    https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/2701

                                    If you have any comments or suggestions, please post them to the GitHub issue.

                                    10 votes
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                                    • Create SemVer 2.0.0 packages with OctoPack

                                      Along with the new changes in 3.4 allowing SemVer 2.0.0 packages to be used, it would be great to also be able to create those packages in OctoPack.

                                      16 votes
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                                      • Create a Swagger site for the REST API

                                        The API is difficult enough to navigate without the ability to quickly test an API call against a URI. Your client api is ridiculously confusing but a swagger endpoint would at least allow us to hit the links for a given resource object directly to see if we are fishing in the correct pond. The current situation is prohibitively painful.

                                        6 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Option to not extract packages

                                          The basic request comes down to having a checkbox on the Deploy Package step to prevent Octopus from unpacking a NuGet/Zip/Tar file after pushing it to the target server.

                                          Package to deploy: PackagerName 1.2.4
                                          Target roles: MyServerRole
                                          [x] Do not extract package after push

                                          I'll dig a bit deeper on the reasoning behind the request.

                                          We have a solution we'd like to deploy to a deployment pipeline which we receive from an external vendor. They provide a NuGet feed with their packages. One of these packages contains the installer code and all configuration templates, the other packages are validated and…

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