Is it possible to limit "when" a deployment gets executed?
E.g. we have plans that get triggered by Pull Requests. They get deployed to either staging or production, depending on the branch that was merged (develop/master).
The plan to staging (develop branch) can deploy whenever merges happen, as it is the staging, and meh.
To production I want to limit deployments by time and day. No deployments to production (master branch) should be done on Friday/Saturday/Sunday and other days no deployments should be done after 15:00 or before 08:30.
The effect I want to achieve is that if a merge is done to master that it should be queued for the first allowed day after the allowed time.
E.g. A merge done to the master branch should be queued for Monday 08:30 or when an agent is available.
Hi, that is very unfortunate indeed.
However, issue BAM-13517, would that not already be possible if you use a Release branch and/or tags combined with scheduling via the cronjob option? You'd then allow the deployment only on a new Tag (instead of a merge of a Pull Request for example). It would check & deploy this at the cronjob's' scheduled time.
BAM-13819 Would indeed also be nice.
Next to that would be my issue. I would like deployments to happen as work is approved via merge of Pull Request, but only within the 08:30 to 15:00 window, Monday to Thursday. If Merges happen outside that window, then they would need to be queued for the next available window.
There are certainly a couple of alternatives and/or workarounds, though most seem to come with their own constraints in turn, see for example:
The latter specifically mentions a trigger that's based on a tag, and then refers to another issue, though I do not fully understand how this would cover a tag based trigger:
Either way, right now we seem to be stuck with working around the status quo one way or another ...
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