Category Archives: Octopus Deploy

Octopus deploy Package Deployment Feature Ordering

When Octopus deploys packages, it runs a series of actions implementing the conventions or features enabled for that step. The order of evaluation once the package is extracted is: BeforePreDeploy.* Feature Scripts – runs matching scripts associated with any enabled features. These bootstrap scripts are created by Octopus and cannot be customized by the user.… Read More »

Configuration Transforms in Octopus Deploy explained!

Before understanding “Configuration Transforms” in octopus deploy, lets understand what is “Web.config Transformation” in visual studio. What is Web.config? Web.config is an application configuration file of The Official Microsoft ASP.NET Site written in XML. It stays is the root directory of application and is responsible for controlling the application’s behaviour. In Visual Studio, when you… Read More »

Octopus Deploy – How to handle deployment errors and script failure response.

Each of your scripts will be bootstrapped by the open-source Calamari project to provide access to variables and helper functions. You can see how your scripts are bootstrapped in the Calamari source code. https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Calamari https://github.com/OctopusDeploy/Calamari/blob/master/source/Calamari.Shared/Integration/Scripting Octopus Deploy supports the following scripts: PowerShell scripts (.ps1) C# scripts (.csx) using ScriptCS Bash scripts (.sh) F# scripts (.fsx)… Read More »

Octopus Deploy – Deployment Examples and Sample Projects

Deploying software with Octopus Deploy involves packaging your applications and configuring your infrastructure. With those two steps completed, you need to define your deployment process by creating a project, adding steps and configuration variables, and creating releases. The section goes into details for specific deployments. The following topics are explained further in this section: ASP.NET Core Web Applications AWS Azure Certificates Custom Scripts Docker Containers… Read More »

Octopus Deploy – Run Multiple Processes steps on a Tentacle Simultaneously and Parallel

For each step that you define in you deployment processes, you can set conditions for greater control over the step’s execution. You can set conditions to: Run the step on specific environments or skip specific environments. Specify which channels the step should run on. Limit when the step runs based on the status of a… Read More »