Introduction To Blockout Periods

Blockout Periods page allows users to view, search and filter their Blockout Periods.

Blockout periods are holiday periods or other times when a Release cannot occur. They are also known as Blackout Periods.

Blockout Periods

To filter Blockout Periods by Year:

  1. Go to Releases > Blockout Periods.
  2. Click to select the View by Year checkbox.
  3. Select a year from the drop down menu.

 


To sort Blockout Periods:

    1. Go to Releases > Blockout Periods.
    2. Hover your mouse cursor over a column header.
      The header menu button appears.
      User Management Header Menu
    3. Click the header menu button.
    4. Sort the column:
      Ascending: Click Sort Ascending.
      Descending: Click Sort Descending.
      A green arrow pointing in the sort direction will appear on the column header.

Refresh your browser to clear sort patterns. 


To show or hide columns in the Blockout Periods Management page:

  1. Go to Releases > Blockout Periods.
  2. Hover your mouse cursor over a column header.
    The header menu button appears.
    User Management Header Menu
  3. Click the header menu button.
  4. Click Columns.
  5. Click to select or deselect column checkboxes.


To view the history of a Blockout Period:

  1. Go to Releases > Blockout Periods.
  2. Click the blockout period’s blue link under Blockout Name.
  3. Click the hourglass-shaped audit history button.
    History
  4. Search and filter the history:
    1. Live Search:  Type a parameter or value and press the Enter key.
    2. Filter: Click to select one or more of the All, Added, Modified or Deleted checkboxes.

Query Builder allows users to create and save their own private searches and use public searches. (Users must have the Create/Delete Release Public Query Builder user permission to create, edit or delete public queries.)

Click the right side Query Builder buttonGrid column filter button to open the quick access menu, which lists private and public queries.
QB drop down

To use Query Builder, click the funnel-shaped button Funnel-shapped Filter button on Blockout Periods page. See Manage Query Builder for more information.

 

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