Creating a release

A release wraps the latest changes in the Integration environment in preparation for promotion on the UAT or Live environment. A new release contains all the Integration environment snapshots promoted since the last release was created. All releases are stored by Magnolia in the cloud and you can restore a previous version if you need to.

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  • Before you can create a release at least one snapshot must be deployed in the Integration environment.

  • When a deployed snapshot has been created as a release you cannot create another release until you deploy another snapshot.

Create a release

  1. In Promoted releases, click Manage updates.

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  2. Click Create a new release from a development snapshot.

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    This action appears in the activity log and a notification banner is displayed.
  3. Creating the release is a three-step process:

    1. Click Next in Select snapshot step.

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    2. Add a name and description in Describe release. Click Create.

      These details are then displayed in the Promoted releases and Environment sections of the Package overview page.

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    3. Click OK in Define release.

      As all actions in the Magnolia cockpit are asynchronous, you can click on OK before the action is complete: it will run in the background.

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      This action appears in the activity log and a notification banner is displayed. The new release details are displayed in Promoted releases section.
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