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  1. Decorate overridden config file settings with an Octopus tag (or something)

    Some of our services have large config files and we will allow some settings to be defaulted (not configured through the Octopus UI) and others must be configured. I would like a Project Level setting to be included that if enabled would decorate the deployed config file with some indication that Octopus overrode the setting. This would help tremendously to be sure which settings were defaulted and which were set by Octopus.

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  2. Allow toggling of the rolling deployment based on environment

    We would like to have the best uptime in our production environment, so we use rolling deployment. In QAT, though, we don't care about uptime. It would be nice to have the rolling deployment option be chosen based on environment

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  3. Pre-release filtering of NuGet packages

    Via @palfrey at https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/1024

    As per Semantic Versioning 2.0.0 point 9 (see http://semver.org/spec/v2.0.0.html), pre-release versions can be denoted with a hyphen and an identifier after that. We're currently using pre-releases for testing versions, but the problem is that they get mixed up with the release versions.

    I would like (as mentioned on #816, but not dealt with there) a toggleable filter for pre-release versions, either in the package selection box when making a release, and/or when specifying the package name when making the NuGet step.

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  4. Use (relative) time for today's deployment on dashboard

    It would be useful to see something like '5 hours ago' or '1 minute' ago instead of today's date.
    Especially if you have multiple deployments a day.

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  5. 58 votes
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  6. Ability to bulk enable/disable all PCs in an environment

    It will be really helpful to be able to enable/disable PC/Tentacle environment wide.

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  7. Create task templates in library

    Currently we are able to execute custom powershell scripts on selected machines from the tasks page.

    It would be nice to have templates with parameters here, so we can provide some tools to people that do not know powershell.

    For example we need to manually stop windows service on selected machines - we could create task template "Stop Service" with service name as parameter, so everyone could just enter name of the service and select machines to execute on, without writing "if (get-service ...) {Stop-Service ...}" and other more complex things.

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  8. Allow option to set or override variable values from within a Manual Intervention step

    While we make great of environments and machine roles for our production servers and devices, we still find it difficult to manage certain test scenarios without having to maintain a very large collection of test environments in order to mimic each distinct production environment. It would be nice to have an option, at the deploy time, to override or set certain variables, allowing a single test environment that can be dynamically configured to use various settings.

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  9. allow reply-to address to be set for the email step

    The current (2.5.4) email deployment step allows configuration of To, CC and BCC fields. It would be useful to be able to specify a ReplyTo address so that any replies go somewhere useful.

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  10. Add ability to specify a minimum powershell version for a step template

    Step template should not run if minimum power shell version is not met.

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  11. Variables in NuGet package ID per enviroment

    It would be great if the NuGet package ID could contain a variable that was resolved on a per environment basis instead of only once when the deployment is created.

    We have the same process for each client with a different installer and out current solution has been to package them all into single NuGet package and then grab the correct one on a per environment basis with a powershell step.

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  12. Scoping Variables to Only UI or Config files

    I just set up a project where I created a variable called logfiles to use as a variable in a step template. I did that, and around the same time was looking at the documentation for how to do key/value pairs for web.config and I realized that I don't see a way to scope a variable to just configuration files or just the UI (or more intentionally NOT config files). My concern is that I will set a variable that ends up being a key in one of the config files and so I unintentionally update a value in the…

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  13. Users without deploy privilege should be able to modify the variables controlling the deploy.

    I.e. you can specify how a deploy is done, but someone else has to push the button.

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  14. 10 votes
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  15. Environment Activity Reports

    It would be nice to add reports on environment activity, by project, by user, by day / week / month to be sent via email at some frequency.

    Via: http://help.octopusdeploy.com/discussions/problems/21168

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  16. Enable a failure/success variable to be used in the email subject

    We would like to create one step template that will send an email to the developers with the deploy result.
    It would be nice to have a variable like Octopus.Deployment.Result to include the deploy result in the Email subject.
    As far as I can see you can not use powershell or the if structures from the Email body?

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  18. Add support for global script handling of Octopus events

    As an Octopus user, it would be nice if we could write custom powershell scripts and associate them with global octopus events such as:

    Octopus project deploy success
    Octopus project deploy fail

    Could do cool stuff like notifications / logging in a central place instead of a step that must be included in every Octopus project.

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  19. Improve web application detection by OctoPack

    Currently, OtcoPack considers a project a web application if a web.config file is found in its root. My stand-alone ServiceStack service project needs to have such a file when working with Razor support to enable intellisense support in VS. The web.config is never deployed however but OctoPack now deploys the project in web-style. That is, copying all binaries to the 'bin' sub directory while they should really go into the root. See https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/OctoPack/blob/fa2bbe0ce4b489316e090bf35f4d7d74d1d3a92a/source/OctoPack.Tasks/CreateOctoPackPackage.cs#L463

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  20. 'Clone project' option from 'Create project' screen

    I want to create a new project, and have it cloned from another. I go to projects page and click "Add project". Nope. Doesn't give me clone options. I'm sure I've seen it so I start looking and eventually find it under the settings page for the project I want to clone from.

    All the user should need to do is somehow find the way to "create project" and once there, all options in regards to creating projects should be available. No matter the "entry point"

    Source: http://help.octopusdeploy.com/discussions/problems/20698

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