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  1. When viewing a task log you offer 3 settings:
    1. Expand
    2. Log Level
    3. Log tail

    They default to Interesting, Info, Last 20

    In my position, those settings are almost always unhelpful - I have to change the selections with every task log I view, and in my position I view a ton of them a day.

    I'd like the option to set my own personal Task Log View default values so that when I click on a task log my preset selections are automatically loaded and the task log is in my preferred state on page load.

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  2. Some steps in the deployment process could merely be just to trigger some notifications or sending metrics to other products. These steps are not critical to the deployments.
    A flag in the step could be helpful which can mark it as a critical/non-critical step

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  3. We would like to get notices when any deployment process either skips a step (for instance because there are no available targets) or when a step fails.

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  4. As per the guideline on the user roles page, it is recommended to have the Octopus Deploy team create built-in roles where they are lacking. We have several users who would like the ability to view/create/modify subscriptions to get notifications about steps in deployment processes. At present we would need to either create a custom role or give them administrator rights for this. Please create a built-in role so we do not have the risk of managing this ourselves.

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  5. I would expect there to be a place in setup where I could enter my local time zone. Then subsequently all dates/times would display in my current time zone. This would include dashboard dates/times as well as Release Versioning.

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  7. The only Runbook trigger right now is a scheduled trigger.

    I would like to suggest two more trigger types:


    Helm Chart Package Trigger:

    When a new Helm Chart version of a package is published, then the trigger would fire. (Allowing the calling of a Runbook.)


    Version Control Trigger:

    If Octopus Deploy added a VCS trigger, then it would allow us to use GitOps.

    Both of these allow Operations to enable control from check in / merge point in source control.

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  8. Several packages are now incompatible with FSI as it uses the old execution engine, one example is FSharp.Data and latest Newtonsoft.Json. System.Text.Json is also out of the question, basically anything targeting Netstandard 2.0.

    Switching to dotnet fsi will allow usage of said packages. It will also ensure cross platform compatibility for scripts and allows referencing packages in the script. https://devblogs.microsoft.com/dotnet/f-5-and-f-tools-update-for-june/

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  9. When using a variable to specify a package feed, or selecting package versions for a release, after creating a release Octopus displays an error on the release page.

    With regard to the feed ID, it is possible to set a feed ID from variables as discussed here - https://octopus.com/docs/deployments/packages/dynamically-selecting-packages

    With regard to versions, it is possible to set a version from variables, allowing the version of a package to by dynamically updated. This is most useful on occasions where another Octopus deployment is triggered as part of the process.

    However, even though both scenarios works, after a release is created…

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  10. Right now supported is Powershell, Bash, C#, F# and Python

    Would be nice to be able to write nodejs scripts as well

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  11. We want to be able to add custom values like commit id for example on packages

    This would help knowing which commit id the package comes from, at the moment we are adding commit id in our release notes, but that ties to the release and not necessarily to the package

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  12. We are currently using React, Gatsby and Parcel which all use .env files for their environment variables

    https://www.npmjs.com/package/dotenv

    Currently .env files are not being recognized, they are assuming they are yaml files, which they are not, they are read similar to java properties as key values

    Right now we have to use variable substitution, but would like to use structured so we don't need to add #{} tags in our code

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  13. There are currently 2 package download options when deploying a release: using the package from the cache and always re-downloading. Both of these are useful, but each has one big downside that I think this feature would correct.

    When using the package cache, Octopus will never pick up changes that were made to the same version of the package. If forcing a re-download, the package cache can quickly fill up, especially with multiple development teams (and yes, we have retention policies configured -- our packages are unfortunately quite large).

    A new option that will just always re-download and keep a…

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  14. There are currently 2 package download options when deploying a release: using the package from the cache and always re-downloading. Both of these are useful, but each has one big downside that I think this feature would correct.

    When using the package cache, Octopus will never pick up changes that were made to the same version of the package. If forcing a re-download, the package cache can quickly fill up, especially with multiple development teams (and yes, we have retention policies configured -- our packages are unfortunately quite large).

    A new option that will just always re-download and keep a…

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  15. It would be great to add multiple headers in octopus subscription payload requests. Atm, it looks to be limited to just one.

    Thanks to this, it would be possible to better control the logic through the application that rewrites/parse the payload and send to a specific webhook

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  16. Currently the "New Release" notification pop-up only contains the new release version number and a download link.

    It would be infinitely more helpful if there were also a link to the changelog page.
    The link cloud be generated from the current version of the octopus server along with the latest release version to show the user the changes that will be included in this new release of Octopus.

    Thanks!

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  17. For a product that is all about deployments, not having first class support for Blue Green deployments is.... odd.

    Not a lot is needed. In fact you can't put in too much or it will be too opinionated.

    Basically, all that is needed is something similar to your "tenant" system with a blue and a green line. But also show on the line which one is currently in use.

    The "in use" flag will need a bit of effort as it can be a percentage or a list of users or both. But that is not too difficult to show.

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  18. To manage LOGIN objects you need administrator access on the server level, database USER objects only needs access to the database level.

    The setup wizard fails when started with an existing database if the provided credentials are not for a LOGIN object, after some initial cleanup tasks have succeeded.

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  19. Allow replacements to be made over different files which share the same structure, but at a higher level requires a fuzzy match.

    This would allow us to have a singular variable for repeated applications and the change would be applied to all json files that share the same structure.

    Please see the support question below for more specific details.

    https://help.octopus.com/t/fuzzy-variable-matching/26563

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  20. https://help.octopus.com/t/kubernetes-certificate-variable-binding/26581

    In the kubernetes deploy step for the certificate field I have a need to use my own single text box bindable template variable rather than the current selection of certificate type only variables. The reason being that this cannot be scoped across both tenants and environments.

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