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UrbanCode Release

6.2.5

  • Mark a release as complete
  • SAML SSO connection supported
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UrbanCode Build

6.1.7.0

  • Nested properties supported
  • Multiple clean-up policies added
  • Configure job step as YAML or Json file
  • Security enhancements
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UrbanCode Deploy

UrbanCode Deploy 10 Minute Tip: Managing Agent Working Directories

UrbanCode Deploy agents are normally pretty self-sufficient.They self-manage their working directories for the most part and you don’t have to do a lot with them.  But there are a couple of scenarios where they need some help to make sure they are managed.         An IBM UrbanCode Deploy agent’s working directories live

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UrbanCode Deploy

UrbanCode Deploy 10 Minute Tip : Property Scopes – Do you know them all?

Do you know all of the scope modifiers we can use to reference UCD properties?     IBM UrbanCode Deploy has a construct that we can use in many places to substitute the name of a property for its value.  So we can use an expression like ${p:propertyName} or the alternate give me its value if

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UrbanCode Velocity

2.0.6

  • Report data updates
  • New Security Audit report
  • Bug fixes

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UrbanCode Deploy

7.1.0.3

  • Approval notification update
  • Agent Relay improvement
  • Environment property process updates
  • Recommended fixes for UrbanCode Deploy
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UrbanCode Deploy

UrbanCode Deploy 10 Minute Tips: Process properties from external sources

In this article, we’re going to explore two of the property types that allow UrbanCode Deploy to fetch property values from external data sources. UrbanCode Deploy provides a couple of value types for properties to be able to select from an external data source.  These are Http Select and Http Multi-Select.  NOTE: They are only available with property

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UrbanCode Deploy

UrbanCode Deploy 10 Minute Tips: Auth Token Restrictions

IBM UrbanCode Deploy allows you to restrict which REST endpoints an authorization token can use. That’s a nice security feature. However, if you need to set up an Auth Token Restriction for an Integration or some external script or tool, finding out what endpoints are hit can be a time-consuming activity.  But there is an easier

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UrbanCode Velocity

2.0.5

  • Jenkins tasks automatically failed when there is no integration
  • List of assigned users and groups available on deployment plan tasks
  • Bug fixes
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UrbanCode Deploy

UrbanCode Deploy: 10 Minute Tip – Some Property Magic …

There have been many times when creating new components in IBM UrbanCode Deploy when I’ve had to create a lot of component properties from an existing source document that needs some fudging to get it into a form suitable for UCD and then we’ve called the API to add each of the new properties to

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UrbanCode Deploy

10 minute tip: Migrating Assets from one server to another

There are occasions when it may be desirable to migrate assets from one UCD server instance to another.  This might happen for example if you have a separate instance to develop major changes to say a component template which would be potentially too disruptive to normal operations if it was done on the live system.

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UrbanCode Velocity

UrbanCode Release is now a part of UrbanCode Velocity!

IBM UrbanCode Release is now included as part of IBM UrbanCode Velocity. We heard you loud and clear. With both products containing overlapping capabilities like release plans and associating work items to releases, it could be confusing to know which to consider. The reality is that the capabilities complement each other. UrbanCode Release is great

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UrbanCode Velocity

2.0.4

  • Shared license usage with UrbanCode Release
  • New pipeline designer role
  • Performance improvements
  • Bug fixes
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UrbanCode Release

6.2.4.1

  • Deployment Count report update
  • Shared license usage with UrbanCode Velocity
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UrbanCode Deploy

7.1.0.2

  • Recommended fixes for UrbanCode Deploy
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UrbanCode Deploy

10 Minute Tips: Leveraging the UCD REST Client Libraries Part 2

  Last time we looked at how we can easily discover and utilise the UCD REST client libraries to write your own scripts without having to write all the code for an http exchange.  But as we said, these libraries don’t provide 100% coverage of all the available API’s. Wouldn’t it be nice if we

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UrbanCode Velocity

2.0.3

  • Improved performance when loading a user list
  • Performance improvements loading a list of Jenkins jobs when mapping a list to environment
  • Improved processing of manual tasks
  • Bug fixes
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UrbanCode Deploy

10 Minute Tips: Leveraging the UrbanCode Deploy REST Client Libraries

There are times when you need to write some code to automate IBM UrbanCode Deploy, but how to do that easily?             UrbanCode Deploy provides an extensive API that can be accessed either through the UCD command line tool udclient or through a REST API. The udclient is handy for those occasions where you

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