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  1. Version control configuration

    This was originally raised at https://octopusdeploy.uservoice.com/forums/170787-general/suggestions/6186352-version-control-of-deployment-scripts and closed as completed with a solution of scripting the import/export tool.

    Raising as a new suggestion as this has come up as few times in support calls and some people have suggested on the original thread that the import/export tool doesn't meet their needs. (Didn't want to reopen the original thread as some people are happy with the provided solution in that thread.)

    "In the Continuous Delivery book, Jez wrote that your deployment scripts should be in source control. After creating some pretty elaborate powershell scripts for Octopus, I have to agree. Losing…

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  3. 18 votes
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  4. Integration with Microsoft Teams

    Microsoft Teams already has a pretty great list of connectors, but one big one is missing... Octopus Deploy!

    I would like to be able to receive messages in a channel when a deployment is complete, or certain events happen.

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  5. Step for creating or updating a service in a Docker Swarm

    As a DevOps Engineer, I would like to be able to create a new service, or update an existing service in a Docker Swarm using an Octopus Step.
    For this to work for us, we would need to assign or alter Networks, Secrets, Environment Variables, and HRM Labels.
    The commands involved would be "docker service create" and "docker service update"

    30 votes
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  6. Octopus Deploy Status Icon/Widget

    The ability to hot-link to publicly accessible widgets/icons that show the last Octopus deploy status for a particular project and it's environment. Very similar to how build tools do it (like TC Server, Jenkins, VSTS and Travis CI). See an example here: https://docs.travis-ci.com/user/status-images/

    40 votes
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  7. Support ZIP file for external feeds

    External feeds currently only support NuGet package feeds. It would be good to support ZIP feeds, to support integration with products like Artifactory.

    153 votes
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  8. Create an official Slack app

    Whilst it is possible to integrate Slack in to Octopus using script steps at the moment, there are now some great possibilities with Slack Apps: https://slackhq.com/get-more-done-with-message-buttons-5fa5b283a59#.uw51h0tvy Steps like manual authorisation steps could be actioned through Slack, each step in a deployment could have an "output result to Slack" option etc.

    134 votes
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  9. Display currently deployed versions in badges

    I suggest you add functionality to display a badge showing the currently deployed version of a specific project.

    In a similar way to http://shields.io/

    In the UI you would show the link to use that would be an endpoint that displays a PNG or similar containing the project name, environment and currently deployed version.

    146 votes
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  10. Accumulate TFS Work Items for release notes in the TFS extension

    With the new way of pushing packages and releases to Octopus in VSTS vNext, using the new Octopus task, it looks like each release can only go back in time to the previous build. So, if there are many releases for a "2.0" release, it seems all those work items would be sprinkled among all the dev/test builds and releases that had to happen to get to the "2.0" state. What i really want is the ability to accumulate work items since "1.0" so that all the new features and bug fixes that have happened for "2.0" show up on…

    83 votes
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  11. Ability to update releases from Octo.exe

    Just like in the UI, it might be useful for some users to update releases from Octo.exe for things like:

    - Package(s) Version(s)
    - Release Notes
    - Release Version

    Worth considering if it should also update the Release's variables (in the UI that functionality is set in a dedicated button)

    Possible commands could be:

    Octo.exe Update-release
    Octo.exe Create-Release --updateExisting

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  12. Add AWS CodeDeploy as a Deployment Target

    Add AWS CodeDeploy as a Octopus Deploy Target (similar to the Offline Package Drop)

    We;re currently using a combination of Tentacles and CodeDeploy. Tentacles are great for debugging deployment issues, but CodeDeploy is simpler to integrate with AWS AutoScaling etc. It also allows cross-region deployments without the need for VPNs or having to keep multiple Octopus server configs in sync.

    We're currently doing this using the following steps:

    - Offline Package drop
    - Some script file renaming and adding an AppSpec.yml file
    - Uploading to S3
    - Calling the CodeDeploy APIs to trigger and monitor the deployment

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  13. Sales Force Integration with Octopus Deploy

    1. Enable File System deployments - Deployments to be carried from a file share
    2.Possibility to automate the sales force Continuous Delivery feature using Octopus Deploy.

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  14. Define dependencies on PS modules/scripts hosted on PowershellGallery.com (or similar source) in script modules and templates.

    Allow defined dependencies on powershell modules or scripts (and versions) from a nuget compatible source such as PowershellGallery.com. Allow these dependency definitions anywhere powershell is used in Octopus. Tentacle should install the scripts/modules into the Powershell Session prior to performing any release steps.

    This would allow for more complex powershell modules to be made available for Octopus to use, as well as a means for keeping the PS code up to date outside of Octopus.

    11 votes
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  15. Default release notes for release created from package push

    When a release is automatically created from a package push to the private NuGet feed, it would be handy if the release notes from the release was generated from the combination of release notes in each of the packages in the release.

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  16. Add email attachment support

    An easy way to attach deployment artifacts would complement this feature very well.

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  17. Custom Release Properties Like Team City Build Id

    I'd like to capture some additional fields along side every release.

    For example, every release of my project, should have a corresponding:

    - Team City Build Number
    - Team City Build Type Id
    - Team City Build Id

    At the time of creating a release in Octopus, if done through the octopus UI - these values would be prompted for.

    If done through Octo.exe then the create release command should have the ability to set these release specific property values.

    The reason this is useful is because:

    1. The Octopus Release number no longer has to match the Team City…

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  18. Support for app settings from Application Pool in IIS

    We currently want to set features like the number of worker processes. It would be good to be able to set these up from Octopus instead of powershell.

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  19. Provide a hash of sensitive variables so we can determine if they have changed

    I'm working on code for a Terraform module for modifying Octopus Deploy configuration, and when we have variables with the type set to Sensitive (or IsSensitive=true), Octopus understandably does not return the value of the variable.

    However, this means it is impossible to determine if the value is set correctly.

    One workaround would be to provide a hash (even a salted hash) of the value when it is set. Then we could compare our hash against the hash in the API, and if they don't match then update the sensitive variable.

    E.g. A new field called `ValueHash` which is `sha1(Name…

    4 votes
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  20. Add the Octopus CLI to HomeBrew

    We're working on a few Mac minis to be our iOS build servers. We use (among other things) Homebrew as our package manager. For a variety of reasons, we need the Octopus CLI tool installed on these Mac Minis. You guys support MacOs, but it doesn't look like you've added the CLI to Homebrew.

    While I was tempted to add it myself, I figured I'd start with suggesting it here.

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