Learn Octopus Deploy Part 6: Adding Deployment Targets

A Deployment Target is simply a machine or a service (either on-premises or in the cloud), you are going to ship your software to. To add »

Learn Octopus Deploy Part 5: Setting Up Roles

The best way to understand what exactly a role is in the Octopus Deploy context is to make an analogy: Usually, when you deploy your software »

Learn Octopus Deploy Part 4: Setting Up Environments.

Octopus Deploy groups deployment targets into environments. A very simple definition of an environment - is a set of deployment targets. Development, test and production are »

Learn Octopus Deploy Part 3: Octopus Tentacle Installation

Octopus Tentacle is an agent which is installed on the target machines. Octopus Deploy server knows how to talk to these agents or tentacles and deploy »

Learn Octopus Deploy Part 2: Octopus Deploy Server Installation

Octopus Deploy server installation is really straightforward. Just download the msi from here https://octopus.com/downloads and follow the instructions: Choose installation directory. That's it: »

Learn Octopus Deploy Part 1: Why Do You Need It?

As I mentioned in the previous post, Octopus Deploy is a release management and deployment automation tool, which shines exactly when You need to automate the »

Learn Octopus Deploy Part 0: The Goal

The Goal In this series of blog posts, I'm going to show how to install/configure and use Octopus Deploy, which is a release management and »