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Find out what's new in the latest Octopus Deploy release, or compare the latest release to what you're currently running to see what's changed.


These are the most important features you'll get by upgrading from 2.5.13 to 2.6.1

Octopus 2.5

Highlights of 2.5

  • Support for scheduled deployments
  • Task page improvements including filtering
  • Library/step template improvements including typed parameters and usage search
  • Maintenance Mode
  • Breaking change: All machines in a single deployment must have a unique SQUID (923)
  • Breaking change: Octopus will no longer monitor its internal package folder for filesystem changes (900)
  • Breaking change: When custom XML config transforms are in use, *.Release.config and *.#{Octopus.Environment.Name}.config must be explicitly added to the list for the order of application to be defined (1037)

Read the blog post to learn more

Octopus 2.6

Highlights of 2.6

  • Lifecycles to control promotion and automate deployments
  • Automatic release creation from NuGet push
  • Running steps in parallel
  • Up to 5x faster package uploads
  • Skipping offline machines

Read more about it in the blog post


Changes in Octopus 2.5.13

  • 1488 - Fixed a Tentacle issue that caused deployments to hang

Changes in Octopus 2.6.0

  • 1392 - Project dashboard reverted - slow loading cannot be fixed until 3.0
  • 1402 - Fixed HTTP bindings displaying SNI as "Undefined"
  • 1391 - Hide promote button when user doesn't have permission on next environment in lifecycle
  • 1387 - Pagination in Internal repository fixed when many versions
  • 1379 - Fixed issue with role case-sensitivity - causing variable scope issues
  • 1384 - Fixed typo in new sc.exe config causing error

Changes in Octopus 2.6.1

  • 1450 - Fixed issue causing deployments to stall mid-deployment (fingers crossed)
  • 1442 - 2.6 health check task should not timeout prematurely
  • 1433 - Library -> Packages page now available for non-administrators
  • 1428 - Service paths quoted when deploying a service
  • 1430 - Fixed an issue causing diagnostics page not to show