Excluding steps in Octopus 4.x

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anton s

24 Nov, 2017 03:05 AM

I really dislike the UI for excluding steps in Octopus 4 vs previous versions. It is unusable to me.

It is very cumbersome and error prone to skip steps or only run certain steps versus the previous 1 step per line UI toggle.

My main project has 18 steps with 6 unrelated environments, most deployments do not need a full release of all services (Web and Windows) and usually start with Skip All and then switching on which steps i want to deploy, or i deploy all Web projects and exclude a few windows services.

Is there a better way to do this? But currently this UI is not usable - you can only see what is excluded not included.

Is it only me?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Eddy Ma on 26 Nov, 2017 11:35 PM

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    Hi Anton

    Thanks for your value feedback, you are not the only one that reports the similar issue, so we are going to make some changes to make it a bit more user friendly, I have created a GitHub issue here, https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/3972, feel free to add your comment and subscribe to it to get notification.

    Hope that helps

    Regards
    Eddy

  2. anton s closed this discussion on 30 Nov, 2017 01:37 PM.

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