When a validation or deployment is started in Gearset, the package that Gearset has built is uploaded using the Salesforce metadata API and queued for deployment.
One of the limitations of the metadata API is that cancellation isn't well supported during certain operations including validating or deploying. However, you can request cancellation from within the
Setup menu of the target org.
To request cancellation, you need to:
Log into the target Salesforce org.
Setupmenu to find
3. You'll see any deployments or validations that are in progress, and you can request cancellation.