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What's new

These are the most important features you'll get by upgrading from 2023.1.9672 to 2023.2.2028

Octopus 2023.2

The latest release of Octopus has new features to make your deployments faster and easier to manage, including:

  • Better visibility across tenants with the redesigned tenant overview dashboard
  • Live updates of Kubernetes objects during deployment
  • Increased success rate of steps with automatic retries
  • More powerful metrics with DevOps Insights improvements
  • Easier deployments to Azure resources with ‘Deploy a Bicep Template’ Step
  • Enhanced security API key security
  • Common components for easier bulk administration and visibility
  • Improved UI performance and navigation in the Octopus portal
  • Polling tentacles over standard ports for reduced complexity
  • Configurable Audit log retention limit for Cloud customers

The release is available on Octopus Cloud and ready for download by our self-hosted customers.

Octopus 2023.1

The release of Octopus 2023.1 has new features to help improve your experience, including:

  • Helm chart for installing Octopus server into a Kubernetes cluster
  • Faster tentacle upgrades
  • Improvements to the ‘Deploy Kubernetes containers’ step
  • Improving Deployment Experience for Enterprise and Cloud Users for faster, more efficient deployments and better usability
  • Performance improvements for version controlled projects

The release is available on Octopus Cloud and ready for download by our self-hosted customers.

Release notes

These are the features and fixes you'll get by upgrading from 2023.1.9672 to 2023.2.2028.

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.2.2028

  • 8061 - Structure variable configuration replacement available in Deploy raw YAML step
  • 8052 - Unique name constraint error when cloning a project
  • 8043 - Fixed an issue where SilentProcessRunner could hang while waiting for a zombie process to finish on Windows
  • 7609 - Fixed an issue with Deploy Kubernetes Raw YAML step not showing any errors on attempting to save when provided with an invalid YAML

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.1.9672

  • 8062 - EnvironmentIds, TenantIds and TenantTags are no longer required when modifying a certificate
  • 8042 - Removed the list of variables that will be deleted on the Environment deletion confirmation screen
  • 8056 - Docker repository search is more resilient to empty responses
  • 8033 - Fixed High CPU during retention task due to query plan compilation
  • 7478 - SSH home paths are unique per SSH target or worker rather than per HA node
  • 7944 - Terminate child processes on Linux targets and Workers when a server task is cancelled
  • 8039 - Added deployment duration chart to the Insights feature
  • 7988 - Fixed Insights Report creation validation error TenantMode is required
  • 8069 - Improved the usability and performance of the Tenant Overview page when choosing to "load all" tenants, for customers with thousands of tenants
  • 8048 - Addressed an issue where some resources could be viewed when the user does not have access to the space
  • 7881 - Task incorrectly reporting earlier versions of package on tentacle
  • 8038 - Release retention no longer takes a long time to cancel when there are many projects
  • 8036 - Fixed a recent regression in the time taken for policies to be loaded during release retention
  • 8035 - Improved the log output of the retention task
  • 8023 - Fixed an issue with Azure Service Fabric AAD referencing the ADAL .dll library instead of MSAL
  • 8034 - Release retention now makes better use of the available index
  • 7993 - Fix message bus error when encountering old message format
  • 8024 - Make environment summary search on partial name case-insensitive again
  • 7970 - Minor UI - Deploy CloudFormation Step Template - Configuring S3 Source Gives "Template Source Not Specified"
  • 7943 - AWS S3 Bucket Feed doesn't show in feed selection dropdown in Deploy a Package steps
  • 8027 - Fixed error that prevents releases created by previous versions of config-as-code to be deployed