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The knowledge base category contains curated questions and answers to help you get the most out of Octopus Deploy. This category makes heavy use of tags. Here are some quick links to help find the topic you’re looking f…

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About the Knowledge Base category 2 January 10, 2020
Why can't I deploy to a specific environment in Octopus Deploy? 2 January 17, 2020
How can I support emergency bug fix deployments in Octopus Deploy? 2 January 17, 2020
How can I force start an Octopus Deploy Tentacle after a server restart? 2 January 16, 2020
404 Not Found when using Octopus Deploy to push .Net Core to a Linux Azure Web App 2 January 16, 2020
How can I having polling tentacles communicate with Octopus Deploy over another port? 2 January 15, 2020
How do I deploy an Azure Function using Octopus Deploy? 2 January 14, 2020
Should I have separate environments per team in Octopus Deploy? 2 January 14, 2020
Is there a way to check if a step was skipped during deployment in Octopus Deploy? 2 January 14, 2020
How can I send a notification when a deployment fails in Octopus Deploy? 2 January 13, 2020
How can I manually remove machines from a load balancer during a Octopus Deploy deployment? 3 January 13, 2020
In Octopus Deploy, how can I deploy to a subset of servers, test the deployment, then deploy to the rest of the servers? 2 January 13, 2020
How do I create a release in Octopus Deploy with a specific version number from my build server? 2 January 13, 2020
How can we exclude files from our packages created by the Octopus Deploy build server plug-ins or octo.exe? 2 January 13, 2020
How can I get around "file is being used by another process errors" when using custom directories with IIS in Octopus Deploy? 4 January 10, 2020
How do I add parameters to a community step template? 1 September 26, 2019
How can I increase the number of simultaneous deployments? 1 September 5, 2019
How do I choose a package version when creating a release with Octo.exe and build server plug-ins? 1 October 3, 2019
How can I enable better concurrency on my Octopus Cloud Instance? 4 January 9, 2020
Can I automate upgrading the Octopus Deploy server? 2 September 4, 2019
When should I use tenants over channels? 1 August 23, 2019
How can I share tenant variables between projects? 1 August 30, 2019
During a deployment is it important to stop BOTH IIS site AND App pool? 4 January 8, 2020
How can I have multiple deployments to the same tentacle at the same time? 4 January 8, 2020
How can I require an approval when a version I am deploying is lower than the currently deployed version in the Environment? 3 January 8, 2020
How can I require an approval when a major or minor version is deployed to an environment the first time? 4 December 20, 2019
How can I leverage Octopus Deploy with the GitFlow branching strategy? 4 December 20, 2019
How does Active Directory authentication work in Octopus Deploy? 4 December 13, 2019
How do roles work with deployment targets (servers)? 8 December 10, 2019