Blog posts

Outage on - report and learnings

Public incident report and our learnings about the DNS disruption from January 25 – 26, 2023.

Using the Alpine Docker image

A detailed look at how to use the Alpine Docker image

Continuous Deployment class from BBV in Switzerland

Two day training course on scripting with psake, Generating installers with WiX, and Octopus Deploy

Deploy a Helm chart with Octopus

Learn how to deploy a sample Helm chart to Kubernetes with Octopus

Deploying to MongoDB with Octopus Deploy and Liquibase

Learn how to use Octopus Deploy to deploy to MongoDB using Liquibase.

Deploying Azure Functions with Octopus Deploy

Azure Functions can be deployed with Octopus Deploy using Web App deployment steps

Octopus July Release 2018.7

Octopus 2018.7 - Sharing the Workload with Workers!

Bitbucket Pipelines: Pipes and integrating with Octopus Deploy

What are Bitbucket Pipes, and how can you integrate them into your Bitbucket Pipeline with Octopus Deploy?

Reliably deploying large Azure Web Apps

How to reliably deploy large Azure Web Apps using Octopus Deploy

Pitfalls with SQL rollbacks and automated database deployments

While it is possible to do SQL rollbacks to revert database changes, the real question is, should you? This article will walk through some questions to consider.


Using Deployment Slots with Azure Web Apps

Deploying Slots provide a nice way to implement Blue-Green deployments for Azure Web Apps.

Azure account variables

Create an Azure account variable to use it in Azure deployment steps

Azure environments

Information on how to use alternate Azure environments.

Region specific workers

Use workers in specific regions

Create Azure Service Principal account command

New-OctopusAzureServicePrincipalAccount allows you to create an Azure Service Principal account in Octopus from within a running deployment

Find library variable set variables usage

An example script that loads variables from a library variable set and finds usages in project variables, and optionally deployment processes and runbooks.

Find variable usage

An example script that finds usages of a variable, searching in project variables, and optionally deployment processes and runbooks.

Manage Tenants and Tag sets

Manage tenants and tag sets as part of a multi-tenant region setup in Octopus Deploy.

Multi-tenant regions

A guide showing you how to use tenants to deploy an application to regions using different release rings in Octopus Deploy.

Tenant infrastructure

Add tenants to infrastructure as part of a multi-tenant region setup in Octopus Deploy.

Deploying to a Release Ring

Deploy a release based on tenant tag.


Octopus Deploy provides support for deploying Kubernetes resources.

VIP swap

The guide demonstrates how to perform a VIP swap when deploying to Azure Cloud Services.

ASP.NET Core webapp

This guide covers everything you need to perform your first ASP.NET Core webapp deployment.

Creating releases from a build server plugin on a version-controlled project

Examples of how to ensure that the right branch is used to create the release when using a build server plugin.

Azure Web App targets

Azure Web App deployment targets allow you to reference existing Web Apps in your Azure subscription, that you can then reference by role during deployments.

Azure web apps

Octopus Deploy can help you perform repeatable and controlled deployments to Azure web apps.

Azure CLI and PowerShell Scripts

Azure CLI and PowerShell Scripts allow you to manage your Azure resources as part of your deployment process.

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