Add a build step to ping a URL (to force web sites to load)
ASP.NET web sites need to be hit with a request to "warm up", it would be nice to have that as a deployment step in Octopus.
A step exists to hit a HTTP endpoint in the step library
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Hakan Lindestaf commented
That works, but it would be nice to have a set of built-in steps to choose from than having to go to powershell. Would make the product richer IMHO.
Sounds pretty specific, why not just use a powershell script with a web request?
$request = [System.Net.WebRequest]::Create('http://mydomain.com')