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  1. Disable the ability to indent with tabs when editing F#

    Tabs aren't allowed in F# scripts yet the editor will allow you to insert them without warning. Would be good to either warn or better disable the entry of tabs for indentation when the F# language is selected

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    • Complete the step even thought deployment was cancelled

      Sometimes, developers cancel the onging release deployment. In some cases, the deployment is interrupted in the middle of step execution and changes cannot be reverted easily afterwords. For example, there is one step to restore the database and run some cleaning sql queries. The deployment was cancelled right in the middle when powershell script turned the database in a single user mode and started to restore it. Deployment was cancelled and the database was left in that state. It was required manual intervention to login and revert changes.

      My idea is to add possibility to mark the step as atomic…

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      • Automatic Logo Finder

        This is a pretty trivial idea, but I like me some logos.
        I suggest on the settings screen when you pick a logo, that octopus could automatically do what I do manually.. and that is look up the twitter account that matches my project and the facebook account and... and show the logo/avatar of each, and let me pick one of those. (perhaps give the option to put a different name since sometimes the obvious name isn't the correct one)

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        • Redo the new variable view

          Fix new variable view:

          (1) truncates variables names,
          (2) isn't searchable using browser search because of "load on scroll" - and that makes it "clunky" to scroll
          (3) the scope often hides details saying "and two more..."
          (4) the editor for values seems to open the next value after editing the last value - its not obvious what's actually being edited.

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          • Ability to update releases from Octo.exe

            Just like in the UI, it might be useful for some users to update releases from Octo.exe for things like:

            - Package(s) Version(s)
            - Release Notes
            - Release Version

            Worth considering if it should also update the Release's variables (in the UI that functionality is set in a dedicated button)

            Possible commands could be:

            Octo.exe Update-release
            Octo.exe Create-Release --updateExisting

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            • Deploy in "Debug Mode", pause after each step

              It would be useful to be able to run a deployment in "Debug Mode", where it would execute one step at a time, pausing after each step, so a developer can verify that it is operating correctly.

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              • If a step failed on a specific Target / Tentacle remove it from the list of targets for future steps

                It would be configurable and we could leverage the existing functionality of how the Health Check steps take targets out of the list for future steps.

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                • Allow use of user display name in audit

                  It wouldbe nice to display the "Display Name" for an account instead of the username in the audit (I know this can be changed, but if name changes are also audited, it should plug the hole), or maybe both, for PIV logins where the username cannot be changed, or maybe better yet, allow us to tie accounts together or associate them as one.

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                  • Audit access to Audit screen

                    Proposed by a user here: https://secure.helpscout.net/conversation/246264030/9467 (private link)

                    As an auditor, it would be nice to see who is logged in and who has logged in from the audit screen.

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                    • Exit codes for Octo.exe

                      Octo.exe returns:

                      - 0 When the deployment succeeded
                      - 0 When the deployment suceeded with warnings (SWW)
                      - 1 when the deployment fails

                      Would it be useful to add a specific error code for SWW? Build servers also have a "SWW" status and Octo.exe could pass this specific error code to let the user know that there was a warning during the deployment.

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                      • Ability to enforce steps in group of projects

                        There are time where Octopus admins want to make sure that all the projects on their instance run a specific step at the beginning/end of all of their deployments. This has been asked a few times already, most of the times by big companies with lots of projects.

                        Users: Would this feature be useful to you? Please tell us a bit more about your scenario and how would this solve your needs.

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                        • Support the new In-VM metadata service for load balanced nodes

                          Microsoft has just released the Azure in-VM metadata service that will let you know when a machine is going to be rebooted.

                          it would be great to tie this into the node maintenance functionality so that the node is automatically drained.

                          It might be useful to do this for AWS as well (similar to https://github.com/scopely/shudder), but that looks a lot harder.

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                          • Modify "Deploy release" button text when scheduling future deploy

                            When scheduling a future deploy, it'd be nice if the "Deploy release" button text changed to "Schedule release" (or similar) so the user is 100% sure they are scheduling a future release without having to scroll back up and double check.
                            It would also be nice to also have the "The deployment will start in approximately ...." text that currently lives under the schedule date/time picker duplicated next to the button, again so the user can easily verify that clicking the scary green button is going to do exactly what they want.

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                            • Provide access to account credentials during deployments

                              When a deployment is being executed, there may be some value in providing access to account credentials that have already been stored and managed in Octopus Deploy.

                              While the primary motivating factor for creating the accounts section has been to provide access to deployment targets, some users may get value from using them to access or control other parts of their deployment process that sit behind some authentication mechanism. This would allow OD to better manage all the resources needed to fully complete a deployment with authentication details being securely managed in one place.

                              The biggest concern with this approach…

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                                • Multi-select tentacles for changing environment/roles

                                  Enable a way to make a changes (add/remove environment, add/remove role) to multiple tentacles at once.

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                                  • Hide Release

                                    Over time, older releases that are no longer in use just crowd up the release screen. I want to retain their history, so do not want to delete them.

                                    It would be nice to be able to hide releases.

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                                    • Add an ability to define your own package install directory

                                      having a variable to be able to define your own package installation directory is needed. We have a situation where we rely on roles to define variables for customers, but the package on the same environment will not install if it already has been, even though it needs to be re-extracted for the role variables to be applied. Having to force the package redeployment on all projects then takes a lot longer than it should. Having the ability to add role to the path of the package directory would stop this from being an issue for us. Something similar to…

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                                      • Add option to Rention Policy to 'Keep last package' always

                                        We need an option in the retention policy to allow for keeping the last updated package in the repository 'always'.
                                        There are cases where the latest release does not included the latest package, but that package may still be needed later on.

                                        Source: UV 941

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                                        • Show differences in scope values

                                          https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/264

                                          When displaying snapshots, show any variables whose scope values don't appear in the current set available to the project (owner)

                                          At the start of deployment, warn if scope values have changed (e.g. if Production is deleted and recreated, there will be a variable scoped to the old Production environment ID, apparently useful but not applied)

                                          Where the name associated with a scope value has changed, show the old and new names

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