Regression: Channel tag automatically selected when deploying

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kneumei

15 Jan, 2018 04:23 PM

I've noticed on a recent version of OD (we're on 4.1.8), the channel tag is automatically filled in on the Tenant section of the deploy screen. This is a serious problem for us, because it means that all the tenants that match the tag are selected by default. This can be easily overlooked and means that you might deploy to some tenants you don't mean to.

https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/3664

I still think it's very non-obvious that when I select a tenant name, this is OR'd with those selected by tags rather than AND'ed

https://help.octopusdeploy.com/discussions/problems/57756-deploying...

It also doesn't help that the actual selected tenants is "below the fold" on the bottom of the screen...but the "deploy" button is at the top. This means that I'm unlikely to notice if the actual selected tenants differs from what I think it should be.

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Nick Josevski on 16 Jan, 2018 12:34 AM

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    Hello Kyle,

    Thanks for getting in touch. This was an explicit change in 4.1.8 that was made because many customers are deploying to multiple tenants and wanted that process streamlined.

    We appreciate your workflow is different and after a team chat this morning, we'll be revisiting it again, to come up with a better solution to cater for both types of users. We've raised an issue so you can follow along https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/4112

    To help us out would you mind making your case on the issue, I'll link to this ticket there, but would be good to explain what you're trying to achieve with tenant tags if you're still going to be deploying to tenants individually. Because from our perspective we primary consider the tags needing to be used to speed up deploying to many.

    Regards,
    Nick

  2. 2 Posted by kneumei on 16 Jan, 2018 01:50 AM

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    Nick,

    Thanks, I've attached our workflow to the GH issue. I hope this explains what we're trying to do. As I said in the issue, I'd be happy to hear if I'm mis-using a feature.

    Thanks,
    Kyle

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Nick Josevski on 16 Jan, 2018 01:56 AM

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    Thanks for that.

    Oops I was meant to link you to the new one, I'll just link to your comment on that one.

    The new issue: https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/4166
    The one that introduced the change: https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/4112

    Don't worry your comments are there and captured, and that's helpful. You can follow along with 4166 when we start it to see what outcome we end up with.

    -Nick

  4. 4 Posted by kneumei on 08 Mar, 2018 02:57 AM

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    Hi, I am wondering if there has been any recent developments associated with this issue. I saw that in the most recent release of OD this issue was fixed

    https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/4322

    I thought it was notable because it is essentially the problem I'm having: prefilling channels cause you to deploy to more tenants than you expect, but just a different workflow to get there.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Nick Josevski on 08 Mar, 2018 03:11 AM

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    Hi Kyle,

    The issue you raised is still in our queue, and not yet resolved. The one you saw fixed 4322 was only about a bug in the URL navigation code.

    Regards,
    Nick

  6. 6 Posted by kneumei on 29 Mar, 2018 10:17 AM

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    It seems like the https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/4166 is now closed. Does this mean it won't be fixed?

    If so, it seems like I'm alone in the world with this problem, which makes me think i'm doing something wrong. Is there any chance I could meet with someone from support where I can demonstrate my workflow to see if there is a way we can change something to fit with OD's intended practices better?

  7. Support Staff 7 Posted by Nick Josevski on 03 Apr, 2018 02:28 AM

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    Hi Kyle,

    I've commented on the issue, would be good to keep the discussion going there as it has more of the context: https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Issues/issues/4112#issuecomment-37...

    Regards,
    Nick

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