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  1. Create an Octopus Terraform Provider

    Like many others, we use Terraform to manage our cloud infrastructure and it would be great if we could create and manage our octopus setup in it too.

    This is a follow up to the question posted on the Octopus Help section: https://help.octopus.com/t/any-plans-for-an-octopus-terraform-provider/20853

    9 votes
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  2. Add project groups as filter to subscriptions

    It would be nice to filter subscriptions by project group. We have hundreds of projects and I wanted to subscribe to a subset but even that would require a lot of time to pick an choose projects. in addition, as we add new projects, we would need to update the subscription. if we could filter by project group, then any projects in that group would automatically get a subscription.

    5 votes
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  3. Allow collapsing environment sections on tenant project variables screen

    It would be very helpful to have a way to collapse the variables by environment when on a Tenant's Project Variables screen. Currently it shows all of them at once, but we have 10-20 variables for each one, so even having a tenant with two environments can quickly become overwhelming and difficult to scroll through. A simple toggle at the end of the environment bar to collapse them would greatly speed up our interactions with the screen.

    22 votes
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  4. Add Support for Azure Stack (On premise Azure)

    Please add support to connect to Azure Stack to Deploy VMs, Appservices ...etc

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  5. Add ability to use run conditions for child steps

    The only way to specify a rolling deployment is by grouping several steps into one parent step.

    Child steps cannot specify any run condition (success, fail, variable) but some child steps run condition can be based on several factors controlled by run conditions.

    I already opened a discussion here: http://help.octopusdeploy.com/discussions/problems/55380-add-ability-to-use-run-conditions-for-child-steps

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  6. Add repository retention feature for external feeds

    Add repository retention feature for external feeds. I'd like to be able to manage package retention on external feeds in the same way that they are managed for the internal feed automatically deleting unreleased packages after a number of days

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  7. Support freeze/blackout schedules for deployments

    With an increased release cadence, it would be nice of Octopus supported the idea of creating freeze/blackout calendars that would either (by setting) outright prevent deployments (possibly allowing with authorization by a particular team) or display a warning that the deployment is taking place during a freeze period.

    Ideally we would be able to associate these freeze calendars with projects or project groups, specify whether it is a warning when deploying or prevents deployment, and in the latter case which team or teams would be able to authorize bypassing the freeze.

    4 votes
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  8. Clone channel

    It would be very useful to be able to Clone a Channel.

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  9. Visual compare of variables between releases

    There seems to be no way of comparing variables between releases. Having this feature would give confidence that only expected variable changes make it into a release

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  10. Calendar Control Type to set dateTime, for prompted variables

    We set a datetime in a javascript file that controls our countdown timer on our offline page during deployments. Our deployment guys asks if it is possible to have a calendar and time control to select the correct values instead of entering it manually to prevent incorrect formatting and user error.

    Thank you

    3 votes
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  11. Add a map of Azure App Settings as an Azure feature

    Add a deployment feature to the Azure Web App step that maps Azure's AppSettings and Connection Strings to Octopus variables. It was suggested to use a script to do this on your blog post (https://octopus.com/blog/azure-functions), but this would be much more valuable as a built-in feature since it is such a common scenario.

    I've uploaded an example image of what I imagine the UI would look like to: https://imgur.com/a/BwL4Tuh

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  12. Version rollback, or viewing of previous versions in Step Templates

    Hi OctoDeployers! My team have been working on standardising a lot of the work we do in Octopus, and its great that the step template function allows us to create and edit standardised steps, and then roll them out to our projects.

    One challenge this has presented however, is that if you introduce a defect when updating the version of the step template, there isn’t a way of:

    Seeing the previous version of the step template to confirm your changes
    The ability to roll back to a previous version of the step template.
    You can perform some of this functionality…

    12 votes
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  13. Support creation of releases in child projects during "Deploy a Release" step

    The new "Deploy a Release" step is great! However, it was unclear to me at the time of setting up the steps that the "Deploy a Release" step does not actually support creation of a release before deployment--the release must already be created in the child projects before deploying.

    While this step is definitely headed in the right direction, in my opinion, I would think this feature would be even more useful if it also supported the ability to create a release in the child project(s) before deploying.

    The package versions are already supplied to the projects when creating the…

    19 votes
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  14. Tentacleless deployments using WinRM

    Now that Octopus Deploy can do deployments via SSH, it seems like it would be fairly simply to implement the ability to do deployments by connecting over Windows Remote Management (WinRM).
    Agentless deployments is a selling point used by other deployment tools, and now that Octopus Deploy can do "agentless" deploys via ssh, it would make sense to enable the same support for Windows machines as well using native Windows functionality.

    This would provide several potential advantages depending on the deployment infrastructure:
    - No service needs to be running on each deployment machine
    - No additional firewall port needs to…

    23 votes
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  15. Setup channel settings at group level

    Chaps,

    Would it be possible to add a "project group" level configuration for channels? In my situation i have a number of project groups each containing a number of projects. Every time we need to make a tweak to the channel setup, i end up having to apply the same change to each project one at a time...

    Not the end of the world, I know, but i'm inherently lazy and would very much like to control this once per group. Maybe with an option to override on a per project level?

    4 votes
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  16. Support slack as a subscription type

    It would be incredibly useful to be able to set up notifications to slack channels directly from a subscription, rather than having to hack it together with Zapier.

    A selector to pick which channel to send the message to would be lovely as well.

    36 votes
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  17. Allow deployment to Google Storage buckets (without gsutil)

    We serve some of our content from Google Storage Buckets - its nice and simple and avoids the cost of running VMs
    However, we have to write post deployment scripts that run gsutil in order to get our "apps" into the bucket
    Would be great if this was supported natively in Octopus Deploy

    6 votes
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  18. Scope Phases to Tenant Tags

    It would be great if we could scope a Lifecycle Phase to a Tenant Tag.

    The reason for this is to be able to Target a Phase to specific tenants. For example. When rolling out a release to production we want to limit the impact by doing a Phased roll out. The tenants in each Production Phase are deployed the same way.

    Currently the only way to achieve this is to create a new Environment for each Phase. But this also means that every variable and process step that is scoped to the Production environment also needs to be updated…

    3 votes
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  19. 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)

    7 votes
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  20. import variables from json

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

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