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Schedule Phased Deployments

When setting up a normal (non-phased) deployment, you can schedule a date and time for the deployment to start.

Having the same ability for phased deployments would be very handy!

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  • Ryan Hathaway commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I think the point is the start time of the initial deployment. I don't want the beginning of my deployment to be the second I finish the wizard. I would want it to initially start after business hours in the maintenance window.

  • bdam commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Ok ... but the whole point of Phased updates is to make the phases based on reaching some kind of success/fail. If you want to make it based on date ... use normal deployments? What, specifically, are you looking for here that normal date-based deployments don't do?

  • Kris Titeca commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Indeed and this is sometimes required in environments with strict change management where the start of each phase needs to be defined upfront.

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