Octo.exe can be used to promote a release from one environment to another.
Usage: octo promote-release [<options>] Where [<options>] is any of: Release Promotion: --project=VALUE Name of the project --from=VALUE Name of the environment to get the current deployment from, e.g., Staging --to, --deployto=VALUE Environment to deploy to, e.g., Production --updateVariables Overwrite the variable snapshot for the release by re-importing the variables from the project Deployment: --progress [Optional] Show progress of the deployment --forcepackagedownload [Optional] Whether to force downloading of already installed packages (flag, default false). --waitfordeployment [Optional] Whether to wait synchronously for deployment to finish. --deploymenttimeout=VALUE [Optional] Specifies maximum time (timespan format) that the console session will wait for the deployment to finish(default 00:10:00). This will not stop the deployment. Requires -- waitfordeployment parameter set. --cancelontimeout [Optional] Whether to cancel the deployment if the deployment timeout is reached (flag, default false). --deploymentchecksleepcycle=VALUE [Optional] Specifies how much time (timespan format) should elapse between deployment status checks (default 00:00:10) --guidedfailure=VALUE [Optional] Whether to use Guided Failure mode. (True or False. If not specified, will use default setting from environment) --specificmachines=VALUE [Optional] A comma-separated list of machine names to target in the deployed environment. If not specified all machines in the environment will be considered. --excludemachines=VALUE [Optional] A comma-separated list of machine names to exclude in the deployed environment. If not specified all machines in the environment will be considered. --force [Optional] If a project is configured to skip packages with already-installed versions, override this setting to force re-deployment (flag, default false). --skip=VALUE [Optional] Skip a step by name --norawlog [Optional] Don't print the raw log of failed tasks --rawlogfile=VALUE [Optional] Redirect the raw log of failed tasks to a file -v, --variable=VALUE [Optional] Values for any prompted variables in the format Label:Value. For JSON values, embedded quotation marks should be escaped with a backslash. --deployat=VALUE [Optional] Time at which deployment should start (scheduled deployment), specified as any valid DateTimeOffset format, and assuming the time zone is the current local time zone. --tenant=VALUE Create a deployment for this tenant; specify this argument multiple times to add multiple tenants or use `*` wildcard to deploy to all tenants who are ready for this release (according to lifecycle). --tenanttag=VALUE Create a deployment for tenants matching this tag; specify this argument multiple times to build a query/filter with multiple tags, just like you can in the user interface. Common options: --help [Optional] Print help for a command --helpOutputFormat=VALUE [Optional] Output format for help, only valid option is json --outputFormat=VALUE [Optional] Output format, only valid option is json --server=VALUE [Optional] The base URL for your Octopus Server - e.g., http://your-octopus/. This URL can also be set in the OCTOPUS_CLI_SERVER environment variable. --apiKey=VALUE [Optional] Your API key. Get this from the user profile page. Your must provide an apiKey or username and password. If the guest account is enabled, a key of API-GUEST can be used. This key can also be set in the OCTOPUS_CLI_API_KEY environment variable. --user=VALUE [Optional] Username to use when authenticating with the server. Your must provide an apiKey or username and password. This Username can also be set in the OCTOPUS_CLI_USERNAME environment variable. --pass=VALUE [Optional] Password to use when authenticating with the server. This Password can also be set in the OCTOPUS_CLI_PASSWORD environment variable. --configFile=VALUE [Optional] Text file of default values, with one 'key = value' per line. --debug [Optional] Enable debug logging --ignoreSslErrors [Optional] Set this flag if your Octopus Server uses HTTPS but the certificate is not trusted on this machine. Any certificate errors will be ignored. WARNING: this option may create a security vulnerability. --enableServiceMessages [Optional] Enable TeamCity or Team Foundation Build service messages when logging. --timeout=VALUE [Optional] Timeout in seconds for network operations. Default is 600. --proxy=VALUE [Optional] The URI of the proxy to use, eg http://example.com:8080. --proxyUser=VALUE [Optional] The username for the proxy. --proxyPass=VALUE [Optional] The password for the proxy. If both the username and password are omitted and proxyAddress is specified, the default credentials are used. --logLevel=VALUE [Optional] The log level. Valid options are verbose, debug, information, warning, error and fatal. Defaults to 'debug'.
The following command will promote the latest release of theWeb projectdeployed to Developmentto the environment Staging.
Octo promote-release --project Web --from Development --to Staging -progress --server http://MyOctopusServerURL.com --apikey MyAPIKey