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How to Configure more than 4 environments in a pipeline for CICD work flow

Hi Team,

We are using Deployment manager 03.02.01 on top of pega7.4 for CICD work flow automation

We are maintaining 6 environments(apart from DEV , QA, Staging , Product) for CICD . How to configure CICD workflow pipeline for more than 4 environments

Thanks,

Shankar

***Edited by Moderator: Lochan to update platform capability tags***

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August 1, 2018 - 5:27am

Hi Shankar, 

At the moment, Deployment Manager supports only 4 environments in a CICD lifecycle.

We have plans to support more stages in one of our upcoming releases. 

In the meanwhile, why don't you consider tweaking your workflow to have 4 stages itself.  Our research suggested that 4 stages are generally enough to have your app change go through enough testing cycles. 

Please let us know what your specific use case is for 6 environments. 

Best regards
Sumit...

 

August 7, 2019 - 9:54am

One other suggestion is to have multiple pipelines, for example you can have a Dev pipeline that stops in QA and a separate release pipeline or as many additional pipelines as needed (see the image below).  As noted however, a future version of Deployment Manager will support more than 4 stages per pipeline.

November 19, 2019 - 3:20pm
Response to Linoy Alexander

Hi Linoy,

Any idea when we can expect the version which supports more than 4 stages in market?

Thanks!

Mod
November 20, 2019 - 1:06am
Response to MUTHUKRP

Hello,

Release timelines are considered as internal information and will not be shared on this community. Please watch out for new releases on the Pega Deployment  page.

Thank you.

Lochana | Community Moderator | Pegasystems Inc.