Rob Pearson Rob Pearson April 8, 2019

Automatic release notes and work item tracking - Octopus Deploy 2019.4

We are shipping Octopus Deploy 2019.4 with a focus on enhancing the feedback loop in your CI/CD pipeline. If you have ever wanted better traceability of your requirements through build and deployment, this update is for you.

This release includes some great updates:

Integrations

To take full advantage of the features in this release, you will need to update your Octopus Deploy build server plugins and install the Octopus Deploy Jira plugin if you use it.

NOTE: We're also updating our Azure DevOps web extension and it should be available soon.

Breaking Changes

There are some very slight changes to the format of the output returned by the Octopus.Server.exe show-configuration command. This is unlikely to affect you, but if you are using this to drive automation, please test the new release before upgrading.

Upgrading

As usual, please follow the normal steps for upgrading Octopus Deploy. Please see the release notes for further information.

  • Self-hosted Octopus customers can start using these features today by installing Octopus Server 2019.4. Note 2019.4 is a fast lane release without long-term support. This featureset will be included in the next LTS release of Octopus at the end of Q2 2019.

  • Octopus Cloud customers will start receiving the latest bits in about 2 weeks during their maintenance window.

Wrap up

That's it for this month. Feel free to leave us a comment and let us know what you think! Happy deployments!

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