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Release notes

These are the features and fixes you'll get by upgrading from 3.10.1 to 3.11.12.

Changes in Octopus 3.11.12

  • 3254 - Tentacle upgrades prevent deployments and health checks from occuring to the same environment
  • 3266 - Fixed a problem which was causing Octopus Server nodes to appear offline for long periods of time in large installations
  • 3273 - The server now attempts to recover from I/O errors when writing task logs instead of continuing to run the task very slowly
  • 3289 - The process no longer crashes if a control message in the deployment output is malformed
  • 3291 - The data migrator now shows a clearer error message when the password provided to the import command is incorrect
  • 3299 - Fixed redirect path on IE11 causing authentication login errors
  • 3302 - From now on the version of Octopus.Client.dll which is bundled with Octopus Server will be the same version the Octopus Server API was tested with
  • 3306 - Offline drop targets that are Unhealthy now show up on the Environments dashboard

Changes in Octopus 3.11.11

  • 2618 - Package release notes are now rendered consistently in the UI and the /api/feeds/{feedid}/packages/notes API endpoint returns Markdown instead of HTML
  • 2826 - No longer log at Error level when package diffing fails in a way we can recover from
  • 3223 - Azure steps no longer hold SQL Connections open for the entire step, to avoid SQL Azure connection issues
  • 3271 - Dont show step scoping drop-down for variable set variables
  • 3280 - Project settings page no longer throws JavaScript error when showing details of an untenanted project
  • 3283 - Reduce the logging level for API 404s from Warning to Information
  • 3284 - Fixed issue where project group restrictions were not being merged correctly for users in multiple teams
  • 3285 - Permissions export now includes Tenant and ProjectGroup restrictions
  • 3287 - No longer log connection errors when disabled polling Tentacles connect
  • 3290 - Azure steps can be run concurrently once again (broken in 3.11.10)

Changes in Octopus 3.11.10

  • 2955 - Improve the error message when attempting to register a Tentacle in an environment that cannot be found
  • 3197 - Provide ability to set account for running Tentacle updates
  • 3272 - Prevent Halibut from generating enormous Tentacle logs
  • 3276 - Resolved API warning message for non-admin users when Octopus server does an upgrade check
  • 3279 - Support Tentacle register-with to supply custom listening port to server

Changes in Octopus 3.11.9

  • 3139 - Ensure that Azure accounts are scoped to the Environment when the Azure step is not scoped to a role
  • 3274 - Fixed upgrade bug that caused a failure when Auto Release Creation was missing a channel

Changes in 3.11.8

NB: 3.11.8 has been removed from the downloads list as some customers had issues updating, this has been resolved in 3.11.9

  • 2633 - Calamari package creation for Linux now uses the Home folder instead of the Program Files folder
  • 2937 - The Tentacle retention process now logs which packages and directories are kept
  • 3137 - Fixed bug preventing project cloning when channel missing on auto release creation strategy
  • 3188 - The Tentacle.exe server-comms command now supports multiple listening/polling configurations
  • 3239 - Resolved issue using variable for user name in private-key access-rules in Import Certificate steps
  • 3241 - Tentacle upgrade no longer hangs if the exit code file is not written
  • 3243 - Better cancellation support during Tentacle upgrade
  • 3245 - Project names on the dashboard now wrap at word-breaks instead of mid-word
  • 3248 - Display correct certificate details when uploading PFX file containing chain
  • 3252 - Resolved issue removing private-key access-rules from Import Certificate steps
  • 3255 - No longer query for all versions of a package from external NuGet feeds when loading release notes
  • 3259 - Migrator now updates step template parameter IDs if they are null when imported
  • 3260 - DB upgrade script added to update step template parameter IDs that are null
  • 3261 - Project variables for Azure accounts that are scoped to a tenant tag are now resolved correctly when creating a deployment
  • 3263 - Projects are now ordered alphabetically in the included/excluded lists on the dashboard configuration page
  • 3264 - Fixed bug with Custom Installation Directory on SSH targets, the root path (/) can now be used again
  • 3265 - Fix empty directories not extracting from zip packages
  • 3267 - Improved performance of the CleanUnavailableMachines task
  • 3269 - Substitute variables in files now supports glob and wildcard pattern matching

Changes in Octopus 3.11.7

  • 3256 - Deployment can now be initiated if the previous success deployment task references a deployment that does not exist

Changes in Octopus 3.11.6

  • 2385 - Avoid a PowerShell bug that can cause deployment pauses when an app pool is set to suspend
  • 3087 - Prevent project groups from being removed if linked to a team to avoid permission creep.
  • 3145 - Resolved issue with migrating tenant tags
  • 3207 - Added the special variable Octopus.Action.Package.TreatConfigTransformationWarningsAsErrors (defaults to true) to allow flexibility in dealing with config transform warnings
  • 3216 - The Server and Tentacle managers now allow scrolling of the instance list
  • 3227 - Correct pagination on the package index page so that it only takes into account a single version of each package
  • 3236 - Made 'Target roles' validation message more specific so it says which step needs to be fixed
  • 3237 - Order channels in a case-insensitive manner on the project dashboard
  • 3240 - Modals dismissed if url route changes or user logs out
  • 3244 - Modifying IIS bindings now triggers "You have unsaved changes" warning

Changes in Octopus 3.11.5

  • 3235 - Fixed deployment overview and logs listing steps out of order

Changes in Octopus 3.11.4

  • 3224 - Add Octopus.Action.FailScriptOnErrorOutput variable to fail scripts if they write to StdErr but return a zero error code
  • 3230 - Resolved certificate icon not found on variable grid
  • 3231 - The Force SSL checkbox in the server manager binding window now shows the correct state when it is first opened
  • 3232 - Fix 3.11.0 bug causing prompted variable labels field to go missing from UI
  • 3233 - Skip All with disabled steps result in an error
  • 3043 - Octo.exe, TeamCity plugin and Octopus.Client now support proxies

Changes in Octopus 3.11.3

  • 2562 - Data migration (export/import) no longer cares about the MimeType of logos
  • 3116 - Show clearer error messages when Octopus cannot create an SSH working directory
  • 3225 - Resolved issue: certificate variables scoped to Role were not being expanded

Changes in Octopus 3.11.2

  • 3154 - Update Docker Feeds to auto-detect version
  • 3186 - Removed vertical wrapping of project names on global dashboard
  • 3190 - Improved server resource usage with hundreds of polling tentacles
  • 3191 - Project sidebar nav tabs are now accessible on mobile
  • 3192 - Align radio buttons on deploy release page so that they are visible on smaller screens
  • 3202 - Added titles to the Tenant pages so a sensible title appears in the web browser tab
  • 3203 - Fixed a race condition that could cause health checks to stall
  • 3205 - We now actively prevent ClusterWideMutex from exhausting the SQL Connection Pool
  • 3208 - When a deployment resumes a Deployment Resumed event is raised instead of a Deployment Started event
  • 3212 - Resolved issue with certificate private-keys not being found in PFX files when the key was not in the first bag
  • 3215 - Fixed mouse cursor for Active Directory integrated authentication button
  • 3218 - Certificates scoped to environments\tenants are now only visible to users with permissions for at least one of the scoped environments\tenants
  • 3219 - NakedScripting should be renamed to RawScripting
  • 3222 - Restored Guest's user read-only access to data

Changes in Octopus 3.11.1

  • 3209 - Allow certificates with subject longer than 200 characters
  • 3211 - Fixed issue with variable prompt settings not displaying in variable value editor
  • 3214 - Fixed variable resolution on the create release page

Changes in Octopus 3.11.0

  • 2702 - Certificates Feature
  • 2899 - Fixed Azure steps not running for all targets in roles when there were multiple Azure child steps
  • 2998 - Improved the performance of the release page when the project has a large number of package steps
  • 3122 - Linux machines with older versions of openssl now support long sensitive variables
  • 3193 - Audit events related to automatic user creation are shown as actioned by system user
  • 3196 - Deployment list on the machine detail page now sorts correctly

Changes in Octopus 3.10.1

  • 2999 - Machine connectivity information is now restricted by the MachineView permission instead of MachineEdit permission
  • 2999 - Machine deployment history is now restricted by the TaskView permission instead of MachineView permission
  • 3020 - Disabled steps will now be reflected in the deployment preview.
  • 3149 - Reduced memory usage when applying retention-policy to deployment manifests
  • 3155 - Unscoped variables are now visible again when viewing library variable sets
  • 3167 - Migrator exports now logos of community step templates and missing logos don't break community step templates sync.
  • 3176 - SSH scripts can now be cancelled if they are waiting for another script to execute
  • 3181 - Ensure inaccessible variables are not deleted when saving library variable sets
  • 3182 - Resolved migrator issue importing script-steps when project name contains invalid file-path characters
  • 3184 - Azure Resource Group deployments updated to fix issue with service management endpoint override
  • 3189 - Fixed error when saving action templates if it was last modified in pre 3.4.0.
  • 3194 - Allow skipping SSH health checks to support Naked Scripting