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  1. On the face of it, a simple request... add am optional commit comment when saving an edited project. When going through the audit looking at project changes, it would be nice to simply read a project change commit message, when deciphering bit of JSON. It would be optional, so the JSON change is still available.

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  2. Given the Octopus Projects are not source controlled, comparing projects is quite difficult, so I resort to Export process and export variables to json and then do a file compare.

    This is made difficult when comparing variables, as the json file is in no particular order. It seems the most recently edited variable is at the bottom.

    Can we please arrange the variable in a set order, perhaps the same as the UI.

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  3. When setting up a project for the first time, I manually copy and paste variables from config files (appSettings and connectionStrings) and it would be useful if I could have them imported and set to the value from the config during setup or on first deployment to QA / first environment. Given a large number of variables, this will be where most time is spent during project setup.

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  4. Need to be able to save and recall defined sets of environments used for different purposes. For example, In-House vs Out-of-House.

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  5. With Octopus Cloud 2012.5.9 we can’t assign our own CNAME to the server instance due to the Let’s Encrypt module being missing.

    It is ok for internal use, but if we want Tenants to have access to see what we’ve deployed for them, then we would want to use octopus.mycompany.com not mycompany123.octopus.app.

    It might seem minor, but does Octopus use octopus123@yahoo.com as your public email address for customers? Nope, and we don’t want to either :-)

    Please add back the excellent Let’s Encrypt module in Octopus Cloud and route port 80 or just .well-known/acme-challenge/ to the relevant instance. Octopus Cloud…

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  6. I would like to be able to manage variables in variable sets from both the variable set page and from the project level, when there are cases where I have included a variable set in my project. This will help reduce the back and forth navigation that is needed to make the necessary edits when I find I need to modify the variables that are in the set as I am maintaining my project.

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  7. As a step towards automated upgrade of the Octopus Server (https://octopusdeploy.uservoice.com/forums/170787-general/suggestions/3033637-upgrade-of-octopusserver-through-octopus), I'd suggest that you add a "Download latest version"-button in the server GUI. This would make the upgrade a lot faster, instead of having to navigate to the Octopus web site and find the latest version manually.

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  8. It would be great to be able to hide/retire/disable step templates from the Installed Step Templates view, so that our user would not be able to add the specific step anymore.

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  9. Have another column for the project variables for notes/documentation. This would allow for information about what the variable is for, possible lists of valid choices, what those settings do. Most are self explanatory, but some do need additional documentation and it is better than keeping this info in a separate location.

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  10. We had an issue where Azure changes out our network card which caused octopus to hang waiting for the interface to come back online as if the cable was just unplugged. As the interface was changed this meant the service hung until it was restarted. We would like to see octopus handle this better / perhaps crash out when the network goes away for a longer bit of time so that the service can restart on its own and pick up the new network.

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  11. When setting up a new ARM template for use in octopus we set the default value of all parameters to #{something} so that the 'parameter' page in octopus is auto populated.This works great for most values but if we have a secure string octopus will update the 'default value' in the arm which will show up in the deploy history in Azure. We would like to see some way to handle this so we can ignore updating the default value or auto-populate the parameters page without needing the default value or some other way to handle this a bit cleaner.

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  12. When Octopus attaches Artifacts it does not screen the for any secrets or credentials as such these can often compromise accounts etc that are used to create that Artifact, depending on what it is and how its made.

    It would be great if before Octopus attached the Artifact it looked to screen and cleanse the Artifact of potential Secrets there fore reducing the risk of it been used for security exploits etc.

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  13. It would be useful to see what operating system and potentially which .net framework versions are installed on a deployment target. I've got a variety of different server versions and in order to pick a baseline .net framework version I need to work out the oldest OS.

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  14. In a lot of companies there is a clear separation between development packages and packages approved for production. Systems like Sonatype Nexus and Artifactory provide hugely powerful examples of these catering for a wide variety of requirements, but in most cases you need a simple set of requirements:
    * The ability to push packages to one (dev) repo
    * The ability to promote packages to another (prod) repo
    * The ability to force certain environments to pick from a certain repo

    This should be a relatively simple improvement to Octopus' very awesome but very simple package management capabilities.

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  15. Hi,

    The overview page seems to show a variable amount of releases. On one project it is showing 4, where only the oldest and newest deployments were pushed to prod. On another project it is only showing 3, again where the oldest and newest were to production.

    Could we simplify this and just have it show a paginated list of all the releases? You could then use the filters to filter the rows down (rather than columns as it does now, which isn't a filter if we're honest!).

    By doing this it will make this screen much more usable in…

    4 votes

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  16. As an Octopus Deploy administrator,

    I want to see the changes that would be in my specific upgrade in a single action,

    So that I can be more quickly informed of what changes will occur on upgrade.

    Basically looking for a quick link to this: https://octopus.com/downloads/compare?from=2019.2.4&to=2019.2.7

    As is stands, both of the values in the URL above are visible in the Octopus Deploy UI (relatively close to each other)

    Under

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  17. As an administrator of our Octopus server I'd like to assign auto-logout interval for our users after a period of inactivity.

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  18. As of Octopus 2018.2.3, I'm experiencing a limitation for defining variables per tenant and environment.

    The current ability to define variable templates per project is nice (so we can change the value per environment as the project is deployed to those environments). However, it would be nice to have the ability to define a common variable template that is shared across all projects in the deployment per tenant, but can change per environment.

    I understand this can easily be done via variable sets, but it would be nice to be able to define everything in one place--not simply dividing configured…

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  19. We have dev and prod instances of Octopus Deploy. I’ve created a deployment project on the dev and then we needed to copy it to prod. We didn’t find Export/Import buttons in project UI. My colleague opened https://octopus.com/docs/api-and-integration/octo.exe-command-line/export page and told, that it’s too complicated and it will be easier to manually duplicate all steps on the prod Octopus Deploy.

    Could you please add to project Octopus UI Export/Import buttons , that will provide same behaviour as octo.exe CLI. It’s ok to implement just the simplest scenario with default parameters and have a note “if you need more control, use…

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  20. Firstly, thanks for working on and improving upon an already great product. Now to the feedback at hand, I am currently investigating making use of the .NET Octopus.Client within a project to manage the octopus deploy server. As part of that investigation I was trying to gain a better grasp of the compatibility of the various Octopus Deploy (OD) server versions and the related components. That led me to the current page, https://octopus.com/docs/api-and-integration/compatibility which though useful at first glance, it was not clearly defined upon further investigation. Since I'm looking to use the Octopus.Client component let's example some questions for…

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