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  1. Support Azure Service Fabric Mesh

    The Service Fabric Mesh deployment model is in public preview since a couple of months back and GA is expected this spring. Being mainly ARM template and container based, the SF Mesh deployment is probably possible to accompish by custom scripts today, but good out of the box support in OD would be very valuable.

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    • Enable worker pool support for 'Deploy a Package' step

      We have nearly a dozen client/WPF projects that primarily consist of backing up a directory and then overwriting it with an updated package (size ranging from 20-350MB). Each of these projects push their packages to 20 remote servers, but the servers cannot host tentacles due to our security policies, so we run the steps from one of our Octopus hosts (via tentacle installed alongside the manager service). This is slow and expensive on the Octopus host, especially when there are many other deploys underway. Worst of all, it forces steps to deploy in serial versus parallel because all steps are…

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      • Kubernetes Ingress doesn't allow to configure TLS

        Allow kubernetes ingress to specify TLS configuration.

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        • Highlight the variable Snapshot difference while updating the release snapshot

          Whenever there is a change in the variable after the creation of the release, we used to get warning saying "Release Snapshot has been changed". But we do have only one option to update the entire release without knowing what has been changed. It would be great if you have any way to find/highlight the variables and their values that will be updated when I click "Update Variables" in the release Snapshot section. It will minimize the risk when it's comes to updating the snapshots for production deployment and it will give a transparent view of what changes are done…

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          • Rolling deployment parallelism per role

            We have an service environment right now that consists of two data centers that each contains 3 servers that host the services. These services hosts host 100+ services each and each server is hosting exactly one instance of each service; so they are in effect mirrored.

            When we deploy to these servers, we do it one data center at a time. Since there are so many services per server, we can’t just remove the server from the load balancer. Also since we do round robin load balancing and want to have zero downtime and keep consistency in our responses during…

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            • Display channel description when creating a new release

              The selected channel's description should be displayed when creating a new release, otherwise a user may miss important information that is not fully conveyed by the channel's name. Currently a user would have to navigate to the separate channels tab to see this, which breaks the UI flow and which they may not necessarily do.

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              • Terraform support for SSH Workers

                Currently the built in terraform steps only support Windows workers. It would be good if the steps were platform agnostic and able to run on any worker.

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                • Define Manual intervention on an Environment

                  I'd like to assign a manual intervention, or "Approval gate", at the environment level, independent of project.

                  We have many projects that can be deployed to our environments. The lifecycles these projects can deploy to have a mix of Dev, CI, Test and Production environments. Some important environments require approval before anything can be deployed to them (e.g. QA, PreProd, Production).

                  At the moment I have to add manual intervention steps to every project that could be deployed to those environments. I also have to make the intervention steps are conditional based on the environments they're going to (i.e. I…

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                  • Make variable list usable for configuring IIS bindings.

                    When adding a binding to IIS in Octopus, you can only use seperate variable. Every binding needs a new variable. Some of our deployments have over 50 bindings. We create each binding separate. If we use a variable list only the last item of the list end up in de IIS binding. It would help us a lot if we could ad three generic bindings (Test, Acceptation, Production), en in the bindings use a variable list, containing all the IIS bindings.

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                    • Add a Deploy Feature to configure file system permissions

                      When we deploy a website we need to grant the user running the IIS application pool access to the deployment directory. Similarly, when deploying a windows service, we need to grant the user running the service filesystem permissions to the deployment directory.

                      It would be great to add a Feature to "Deploy to IIS" and "Deploy to a Windows Service" that would set the file system permissions for the user associated with the App Pool or Windows Service.

                      We like to set file system permissions during deployments so we have one less environment-specific issue to worry about (ex: oops, the…

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                      • Deployment of more than one certificate in one step

                        We need to put multiple certificates into the trusted people-store, and number of certificates must be configurable in one step.

                        Tried putting multiple certificates into the same scope for a variable, that only published the first one.

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                        • Tenant (Project) variables UI improvement - toggle linked environments

                          We have around 50 Tenant project variables that differ per each linked environment (Dev, Test, Uat, Stage, Prod)
                          So imagine the current UI, we have to scroll down the list endlessly until we find the variable.
                          Tenant variables UI improvement suggestion:
                          1. Toggle linked environments project variables- meaning use accordion or panel widget for each linked environment, so when I click on one linked environment I would expect to see the Tenant Variables only for that linked environment. Currently all linked environments variables are displayed.
                          app#/tenants/Tenants-61/variables?activeTab=projectVariables

                          2. Add filtering / searching for project variables on the same page
                          app#/tenants/Tenants-61/variables?activeTab=projectVariables

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                          • Change Type-Click-Repeat Dropdowns to Type-Click-Checkbox dropdowns

                            Sometimes there are 8 or 16 instances I need to manually deploy to because of a bad deployment or some other reason. For various reasons, I have to use the UI to do this and I may need to include or exclude 16 instances.

                            It can be a pain to have to type in the checkbox, click on the instance, and then repeat. It would be nice if I can see a dropdown with checkboxes so I can tick them without the dropdown going away each time.

                            Here is a good example:

                            https://codepen.io/elmahdim/pen/hlmri

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                            • Deploy Docker Containers to Service Fabric

                              Presently you only support the old and standard way of deploying to Service Fabric but not docker containers.
                              Adding this as a possibility would be cool, and would also enable people to migrate their solutions into containers, which could, in turn, be used in migrating to Service Fabric Mesh in the future if needed. (Only supports container deployments and is currently in public preview)

                              3 votes
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                              • option to Download / copy certificate files through Build Step

                                We are able to manually download the certificates from octopus certificate store, it will be helpful to do the same in build step as sometimes we need to copy certificate files to the application servers.

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                                • Move "Excluded Steps" above tenant selection.

                                  It's a hassle to scroll to exclude steps during a deployment particularly when your debugging a deployment and don't want to/can't disable steps.

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                                  • rpm

                                    support RPM package format for linux. specifically, (a) deploy RPM packages as-is (via native commands such as rpm, zypper, yum, etc.), and (b) query rpm database so that deployment status (i.e. current version) for any tentacle is kept in sync with reality (i.e. don't just assume that last version deployed from Octopus is what is currently deployed)

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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…

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                                      • Support deployment of Azure Function projects

                                        Support deployment of Azure Function projects

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                                        • import variables from json

                                          Ability to import project variables from a JSON file under the Project page.

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