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  1. Use a different base font family or have a way to change font. Even Segoe UI looks better than Robots

    Use a different base font family or have a way to change font. Even Segoe UI looks better than Robots

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      0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      We spent quite a bit of time optomizing the new UI to make it as user friendly as possible. Part of this involved taking guidance from well known design patterns such as material-ui. The font is not something that we have heard much concern about since releasing this version several months ago.

    • make it compatible with Microsoft Edge!

      We have some machines especially admin machines that have Edge and we're trying to avoid using Chrome. This new material design is nice but certain buttons aren't responding on Edge!! Please fix this!

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      • Long Project Name with no spaces

        For long project name that does not have a space in their name(underscores), the 4.0 UI should truncate instead of names overlapping.

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        • Enable a user to be setup who can only deploy a specific project to specified environments

          Have created an Octopus project that restarts services. This removes need for testers to go on to box to restart services. However I only want to be able to give the testers the ability to deploy a project to specified environments. The Project Deployer role includes permissions I don't really want these users to have; e.g. ability to change steps and variable values.

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            declined  ·  1 comment  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • allow variable names to have aliases

            There's lots of situations where we have multiple names for variables but logically they're pointing to the same value. For example while upgrading some naming conventions or for different technologies with different naming conventions.
            Ideally you could set: databaseConnection and database:connection to the same value.

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            • Octopus deploy server listening on multiple ports

              Making Octopus deploy server listening on multiple ports for communication with polling Tentacles:

              Octopus.Server.exe service --stop
              Octopus.Server.exe config --commsListenPorts=10943+10944
              Octopus.Server.exe service --start

              It may be useful for listening 2 instances of Tentacle of the same machine.

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              • Not move focus to top of variable list after adding a variable

                After adding a new variable, the focus moves to the top variable entry on the screen, when it should really go to the value field for the new variable.

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                  • Clear up nomenclature re: Automatic Release

                    You have a feature that you can enable on a Project called "Automatic Release creation". First, there's a distinction in Octopus Deploy with respect to a "Release" and a "Deployment" of a Release. In OD, first you create a Release. Then you Deploy a previously created Release. When going to setup Automatic Releases, it asked me for the Release Creation package step and the Channel. The first question alarmed me because it seemed to indicate that the created release would be subsequently deployed--which is what I don't want. I want to automatically create a release, but manually deploy (I'm deploying…

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                      declined  ·  1 comment  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Change polling port

                      It would be great to be able to configure the default polling port for tentacles. Our networks and security team have recommended changing the default port so that it isn't picked up by port scanners to find attack vectors because it is a known port. Can we change the default port Octopus Server is listening on?

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                        • Define api resources in raml

                          It would be awesome to see the octopus deploy api modeled in the RAML spec (http://raml.org/) There is a lot of tooling around this spec including the generation of client libraries / documentation sites. I think this could really help with integrating external tooling to octopus deploy. For an example of what can be generated here is an example:

                          https://anypoint.mulesoft.com/apiplatform/cvent-3/#/portals/organizations/ce5a0400-9714-4c97-b51d-522564251669/apis/23094/versions/24555

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                            0 comments  ·  Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Tagline Idea

                            The first one is free!

                            "So easy, a mollusk could do it!"

                            Cheers!

                            Tim and Edward
                            Thales, USA

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                            • Precompile ASP.net website as part of build

                              The ability to precompile an ASP.net website in Octopack or as part of the build to allow deployments to be shorter for multiple environments.

                              Please see the source for much more detail!

                              Source: http://help.octopusdeploy.com/discussions/questions/887

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                                We think that precompilation is best done at compile time, however have been hesitant to it into OctoPack as there are many options to the pre-compilation. Keeping it as a msbuild separate step that is run before OctoPack keeps things flexible.

                                In light of @Loránd’s project (thank you) and the alternative instructions @David shared, we think that adding this functionality to OctoPack would not add any value.

                              • Separate IIS and Config features step from Nuget deploy

                                Currently setting up IIS is part of the Deploy Nuget Package step and so are a few other config steps.

                                It would be useful to be able to have setting up IIS, and other config, as a separate step. That way you can view the steps performed clearly and do something if that specific part fails.

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                                  declined  ·  1 comment  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Undo variable masking when a sensitive value is removed

                                  Via @RenEvo at https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/1011

                                  Once a variable has been marked as "sensitive" its value will be masked even when the variable is later made non-sensitive.

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                                  • Tentacle as a product - goodbye Wix

                                    If you have a product that requires on-premise installation the defacto product people use is Wix. Its nasty and full of XML. I was thinking if the Tentacle was a standalone app it could do the deployments.

                                    For example, on a clean install, you give the customer the Tentacle to install, it has a file watcher looking for nupkg. You package up your product and tell the customer to put it in a directory. Tentacle then sees it and installs it and updates IIS etc.

                                    Goodbye Wix!

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                                    • import users AD

                                      It should be possible to import users from AD rather than having to wait for them to login for the first time before you can assign them to a team. We have already AD enabled our server.
                                      As an extra feature, it would be nice if groups used in teams are resolved. That would mean it is possible to see the effective set of members when configuring the team.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        Showing users in AD that aren’t in Octopus is a little bit backwards to the way our auth system works at the moment. In some of the later work around AD integrations you can now use AD teams as a permission object in Octopus to ensure that as soon as they do log in, they have the appropriate permissions already available

                                      • Support Internet Explorer 8

                                        In Octopus v2 you have removed support for IE8. Given this shipped with Windows 7, this seems a bit aggressive - large enterprises are notoriously laggard in this regard, and many have only just finished doing their Win 7 rollouts. Upgraded browsers will come with upgraded OS's, and given this is unlikely to be Windows 8, this will be a while yet.

                                        Whilst a developer typically has a degree of control over their desktop, the same cannot be said for VDI environments, which typically take the bare bones corporate desktop, with no provision for alternative browsers. This can prevent workers…

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                                        • Retention policy to be applied to Octopus server backups

                                          When switching to Octopus 2.0, our backups of the Raven DB octopus server has been growing to 250 Meg. Since there is currently retention policy applied to these backups, we started to run out of disk space on our server at times.

                                          We constantly have a powershell script for now running to do our own retention, but would be great if it was built-in.

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