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Status Under review
Workspace UrbanCode
Categories Deploy
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 20, 2024

Introduce timeout for process steps

- We recently saw a case where a deployment process was stuck at one particular step for 3+ hours due to some issues.

- It's a good idea to introduce a new step property "timeout" that can kill the step that is stuck after the mentioned timeout period.

- When some one is creating a deployment process - he/she should be able to mention this timeout value/property for all the individual steps in the deployment process' workflow. 

- If not possible to implement for all the step's plugins, please do it at least for shell, groovy plugins (where some code gets executed).

- This is really a useful feature that can prevent deployments getting stuck leading to high deployment times violating SLA's.

 

Idea priority High
  • Admin
    Randy Langehennig
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    Mar 21, 2024

    Thank you for submitting this idea. Our development team is reviewing your idea request and we will be in touch with additional questions or comments in the near future.