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What's new

These are the most important features you'll get by upgrading from 2023.2.9087 to 2023.2.12209

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.

Release notes

These are the features and fixes you'll get by upgrading from 2023.2.9087 to 2023.2.12209.

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.2.12209

  • 8189 - Rename of Kubernetes output variables to prevent clashing with customer variables
  • 8171 - Calling the tasks/{id}/details REST endpoint will now return all valid log entries before invalid JSON is detected in a log file. This fix also ensures Task Log Aggregation does not aggregate task log files that contain invalid JSON entries, and leaves related task logs in their original unaggregated form
  • 8184 - Improved response time when requesting projects by slug
  • 8185 - Fixed a regression that was causing stale worker leases when tasks were cancelled

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.2.12046

  • 8120 - Display Kubernetes Objects Status During Deployment
  • 8125 - Fixed cloning project issue caused by permission scoping
  • 8080 - Users with the required permissions to clone a project scoped to a specific project group receive a permission warning when cloning a project
  • 8180 - Fix the new space switcher not ordering spaces in alphabetical order
  • 8178 - Tasks that rely on mono will start logging warning messages
  • 8118 - Connectivity checks running indefinitely blocking execution on a deployment target
  • 8161 - Fixed package acquisition with multiple workers and multiple package references when lease cap is enabled
  • 8152 - Fixed an issue where the top navigation bar crashes the UI when a user has no permissions
  • 8147 - Auto deployments of change-controlled projects no longer fail to start
  • 8149 - Introduced page-specific endpoint to improve load time on the view single Release page
  • 8151 - Introduced page-specific endpoint to improve Deployment Preview load time on Create Deployment page
  • 8144 - Fixed an issue where release creation can be slow from waiting for Package Notes
  • 8129 - Fixing UserId filtering for audit logs

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.2.10947

  • 8052 - Unique name constraint error when cloning a project
  • 8123 - Steps can be configured to automatically retry when they fail

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.2.10545

  • 7861 - Fix tenant variable removal when removing environments from projection connection
  • 8150 - Improved View Releases page load time
  • 8138 - Resolving Manual Interventions and Guided Failure as well as viewing blocking deployments is now much faster when there are a large number of interventions or guided failures
  • 8140 - Overhauled the Tenants overview page to improve the visibility of all available Tenants and their respective tags and project/environment connections

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.2.10265

  • 8139 - Improved aesthetics and visual hierarchy for the top navigation bar
  • 8137 - Only display build information linked to the package that is being viewed
  • 8118 - Connectivity checks running indefinitely blocking execution on a deployment target
  • 8134 - Retention policies are no longer run simultaneously to reduce contention on the database

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.2.9849

  • 8241 - All nodes must be shut down before upgrading Octopus
  • 8045 - Fix release notes overflow on Task Summary page
  • 8129 - Fixing UserId filtering for audit logs
  • 8131 - Fixed a permission scoping issue affecting docker container registries, causing image search and tag search to fail impacting release creation
  • 8127 - Fixed error if TrustedProxies contains invalid values
  • 8126 - Fixes an issue with upstream DockerHub auth where tokens requested with "registry:catalog:" no longer grant access. Updated to use "registry:"

Changes in Octopus Server 2023.2.9087

  • 8126 - Fixes an issue with upstream DockerHub auth where tokens requested with "registry:catalog:" no longer grant access. Updated to use "registry:"
  • 8002 - Removed a restriction that prevented deployments to older versions of Tentacle
  • 8111 - Include all extension configurations in master key rotation