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  1. Add a GitLab Repository Feed Type

    The new GitHub Repository Feed Type looks very nice! It would be really great to see the same of functionality with GitLab.

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      0 comments  ·  Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support deployment of Azure Function projects

      Support deployment of Azure Function projects

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        5 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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…

        538 votes
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          18 comments  ·  Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • import variables from json

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

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            1 comment  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 18 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Allow for specific files that were added by OctoPackEnforceAddingFiles, to be excluded in package

              I cannot not use /p:OctoPackEnforceAddingFiles=True with MSBuild. This parameter is absolutely indispensable. It is not even an option.

              However I do not want all the files in the build to be included in the package.

              The nuspec file and the exclusions ability therein does not allow to exclude files that were added by OctoPackEnforceAddingFiles.

              The effect of this is that I can’t use one of the best features of Octo : deploying to IIS.

              Because of a few files that I can’t exclude from the build, I need to deploy to a folder, remove the files that I want, and…

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                0 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  7 comments  ·  Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Allow new IIS step to just create IIS resources without necessarily deploying a package

                  Currently the new IIS step (introduced in 3.4.7) allows you to create Sites, Apps and Virtual directories, but you always have to deploy a package.

                  It might be useful for some users to be able to take advantage of the IIS functionalities, without having a deploy a package.

                  Source: http://help.octopusdeploy.com/discussions/questions/9702

                  207 votes
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                    8 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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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                      0 comments  ·  Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Apply rention policy to custom install directories

                      When deleting a release from a target machine according to retention policy, option to also delete the custom directory (and its contents) that release was installed to. This is for custom install directories that are named with {Octopus.Release.Number} as part of the name.

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                        0 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow cloning of tenants

                        It should be possible to clone a tenant including it's current configuration in a similar way to that you can clone whole projects.
                        Tenants tend to be similarly configured with only minor changes to each one so it would save time rather than having to configure each one from scratch.

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                          4 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Advanced Tentacle cleanup for deleted Octopus items

                          Currently retention policies will only run on a Tentacle during a deployment and only for the project currently deploying. There are cases where you delete a project, channel or tenant meaning even if a deployment is run on the Tentacle those previous releases will never be deleted.

                          The idea being raises will give the ability for a cleanup process to be run on an environment for all active machines. It will compare existing projects, tenants (etc where relevant) against the deployment journal and if there are records in the deployment journal that cannot be matched to the triggering instance those…

                          33 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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.

                            140 votes
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                              7 comments  ·  Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Prompted Variables to save value per Release.

                              This would allow Repeatable Release from Dev to QA to Prod.

                              You would ask for value in begging of life cycle just like now,
                              but for QA and Prod it would Retain that value entered in Dev as preset.

                              thank you

                              31 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Composite Step Templates

                                There are sets of common steps that we very often want to "bookend" all of our deployments with. One concrete example would be: sending out a Manual Intervention to confirm when all servers are confirmed live before stamping a new deployment in NewRelic.

                                Right now, everyone has to bake these steps into their own projects by adding the Manual Intervention step followed by the NewRelic Deployment Stamp step. If it were possible to create what I would call "Composite Step Templates" then I could define a reusable step template that was made up of other step templates. That way, instead…

                                791 votes
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                                  24 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make sensitive variables more secure

                                  Sensitive variables pass to script as a String, so they could be written to file/socket. I think there should be an option to make those variables more secure and pass them as SecureString instead of String.

                                  47 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support for percentage on rolling deploy window size

                                    It would be nice to be able to set the window size of a rolling deploy on a certain percentage.

                                    This helps in scenarios where machines are added and removed dynamically according to load (e.g. AWS Autoscaling)

                                    Practical example, I have an ASG that varies from 4 to 16 machines.

                                    The optimal case, is to deploy on 25% of the machines at any time.

                                    28 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • SSL Certificate Expiry notification with X Number of days

                                      It would be great to be able to set the number of days for which a Notifcation of an SSL certificate takes place.

                                      Due to a number of external factors we normally plan SSL replacements 60 days in advance so the 20 day expiry warning that is currently set will not be viable.

                                      28 votes
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                                        2 comments  ·  Setup/administration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Provide private Docker Registry

                                        Similar to the current NuGet features where you can use OctopusDeploy as a private NuGet service to store your deployments, it would be great to also have OctopusDeploy act as a private Docker registry.

                                        Looking at the upcoming Docker integrations, it would make a lot of sense to have this functionality. As opposed to running your own private Docker registry and only using OctopusDeploy to pull from it.

                                        13 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Deployment features  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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.

                                          128 votes
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                                            3 comments  ·  Integration  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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