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  1. Amazon ECR supports pushing Open Container Initiative (OCI) artefacts to repositories. This includes Helm charts.

    However, Octopus does not support pulling Helm charts from OCI sources.

    I'd like to see this support added.

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  2. The ability to use variables exists in so many different places when setting up Kubernetes deployments, but one place I would think would make the most sense is the container image name.

    When creating step templates, I found this one field a barrier from allowing me to use the templates because we use that image name for checking logs for various debugging.

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  3. Currently if I have a user or team that is assigned the Tenant Manager role that is scoped to specific tenants they are unable to view any of the tenants they create. Instead they could create the tenant but would then need someone to add the new tenant to the role scope

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  4. It would be nice if we could install our octopus instances as a PWA and integrate desktop notifications for things like deployment events, failures, and possibly manual steps needing approval

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  5. Provide ability to reorder target environments in a lifecycle, just like you can reorder steps in a process. Currently, we have to delete all subsequent environments when adding a new environment, then re-add all those deleted environments. Being able to simply reorder these in the UI seems a quick win.

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  6. Both TeamCity and Jenkins have plugins that allow exporting opentelemetry data to any collector service supporting the OTLP protocol. It would be nice if Octopus Deploy also supported this as well, so we could get a full picture of the pipeline, and have metrics on time to deployment from commit to deployment.

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  7. We currently have files inside our git repository, in order to use them in Octopus, we have to create a build in jenkins just to zip it up and upload it to Octopus built in packages

    It would be nice if we could just target my bitbucket repository instead of having to create jenkins builds, but more specifically GIT as that would support more than specific version control

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  8. We've had multiple teams running into this problem in their deployments/runbooks.

    When starting up a long running process (i.e. Start-Process Some.exe), Octopus deployment step never completes until the process on remote target ends.

    Currently, the recommended workaround is wrapping the server process in a Windows scheduled task.

    As described here:
    https://help.octopus.com/t/long-running-console-applications/10408

    It would be helpful if this functionality was added as out-of-box.

    Thanks,

    Ge

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  9. When running a deployment and showing its status, specially on longer deployments, the TeamCity agents will be on hold for the duration of the task. On deployments where guided interruption is enabled this is specially taxing on agent licenses.

    Since 2020.2.4 TeamCity has introduced agentless builds, where an agent can be detached during the execution of a build, and requires the running process to call TC back via api and inform the build has finished.

    This is currently not possible on the plugin and, using powershell, I've found hard to establish the whole deployment status at X point in time.

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  10. Use Case: we have used CloudFormation StackSets to deploy common resources to several accounts that are part of the same Org in AWS.

    We are now developing a project in Octopus Deploy to deploy these resources and would like to have the ability to deploy CloudFormation StackSets instead of single Stack.

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  11. Hi team,

    Our deployment usually happen in a short off business hour window. However, the Calamari update by default will happen on deployment time and it can sometimes take half hour to finish. Admittedly, we can workaround this by manual update or wrote and schedule our mock deployment. They all are not elegant enough. Please consider adding this feature in.

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  12. The audit log is made significantly more difficult to use as edits to a value (in my case, a variable in a variable set, but this likely applies to any array of objects) moves the updated value to the end of the array (deleting and recreating, I would guess).

    Ordering the JSON by id before serialising it would make the audit log significantly easier to read, and thus more useful.

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  13. A thought just occurred to me. Being able to pause for manual intervention after every step could be an option in the advanced settings of a deployment or runbook execution. This would assist in testing runbooks/deployment processes meaning you can check state at each stage. Maybe not a manual intervention, perhaps just a "next step" or "proceed" button or similar.

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  14. in order to determine if a worker can safely be terminated it would be good to have a rest api for this. The closest thing we get today is this script https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/OctopusDeploy-Api/blob/master/REST/PowerShell/Workers/GetWorkersUsedInTasks.ps1 which uses string matching in task log output - very rudimentary, and with tons of failure modes.

    I know there's a "worker lease" table, a rest api endpoint covering that table would be great.

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  15. Currently the estimated completion time is displayed in the Octopus UI. If I'm understanding the response I got on the support forms correctly that value is calculated in the client and not pulled from the server. It would be really useful that that value was calculated on the server and the estimated completion time was exposed as an Octopus variable.
    https://help.octopus.com/t/get-estimated-completion-time-programmatically/27375

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  16. Add Deployments link to Worker View like what exists for deployment targets

    Deployment target link path example: /app#/Spaces-1/infrastructure/machines/Machines-xxxx/deployments

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  17. We were recently audited, and asked to provide screenshots showing which users had "DeploymentCreate" permissions.

    please add a new Permissions Audit screen that allows selecting one or more permissions and spaces, and then showing all users who have that permission.

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  18. Octopus Server already has a lot of oAuth/OpenID integrations built in (AzureAD, Okta, Google Apps etc) but all of them are provider-specific. It would be great to have a generic authentication provider for third-party identity servers (such as Keycloak) to expand on this even further. Considering all of the current implementations are already based on a common class (https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/OpenIDConnectAuthenticationProviders) I imagine this shouldn't require much work. Although generic provider could expose more customization on how to extract user information from ID token, for example. We are using AzureAD integration to cover this for now (Keycloak integration) and it…

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  19. Octopus-API/Octopus-Client works on Project Id or SlugId, However, there is no way to see these values in the web app. It would be intuitive if they are included in the project settings (albeit read-only) for usage across Octopus tools.

    Usage:
    https://help.octopus.com/t/can-we-see-the-project-id-in-octopus-web-app

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  20. We have a case where we want to have a runbook to handle restoring Databases from different sources to different targets.

    To handle this we have a form sheet with prompted variables.

    But we also have the case where we want to do a restore daily to one of our databases. To do this we would need to be able set a trigger and also to set the prompted variables within that trigger.

    I understand this can be done through the API currently but would rather see this in the UI.

    My workaround for now is to duplicate the runbook…

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