Release Gates Customization

Release Gates are selected when adding or editing a release on the Release Manager page.

Release Gates Nov 2016


To add a Release Gate:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Gates.
  3. Click Add Release Gates.
  4. Type the new Release Gate.
  5. Double click Click to add color to make the drop down menu appear.
  6. Select a Color from the drop down menu.
  7. Click to select one or more of the Default checkboxes if the item is the default for Enterprise Enterprise, Project Project or Independent Independent Releases.
  8. Click Submit.
    The yellow Your changes have been saved pop up opens and closes.
    If you click away from the Customization page without clicking Submit, your changes will not save.

 

To edit a Release Gate:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Gates.
  3. Click to select the Release Gate.
  4. Click Edit Release Gates.
  5. Edit the Release Gate.
  6. Double click the color swatch and edit the color.
  7. Click to select or deselect one or more of the Default Enterprise Enterprise, Project Project or Independent Independent Releases checkboxes.
  8. Click Submit.
    The yellow Your changes have been saved pop up opens and closes.
    If you click away from the Customization page without clicking Submit, your changes will not save.

 

Sort Manually

Sorting Release Gates manually changes their order in drop down menus.

Refresh your browser to sort manually after sorting alphabetically. 

To sort Release Gates manually:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Gates.
  3. Hover your mouse cursor over the left of the Release Gate under the column with a white hand in the header.
    The sort handle (ten gray dots) appears.
    Sort Handle.
  4. Left click and drag the sort handle to resort the Release Gate.
  5. Click Submit.
    The yellow Your changes have been saved pop up opens and closes.
    If you click away from the Customization page without clicking Submit, your changes will not save.

Sort by Column Header

Sorting Release Gates by column header only changes their order on the Customization page.

To sort alphabetically on the Customization page by column header:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Gates.
  3. Click a column header.
    The Release Gates will revert to their previous order when you click away from the Customization page.

 

Deleting a Release Gate  will not delete it from Releases. But it will no longer be available when creating new Releases.

To delete a Release Gate:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Gates.
  3. Click to select the Release Gate.
  4. Click Delete Release Gates.
  5. Click Submit.
    The yellow Your changes have been saved pop up opens and closes.
    If you click away from the Customization page without clicking Submit, your changes will not save.

Release Phases and Gates now have a Duration column under the first tab of the Enterprise, Project and Independent Release pop ups.  

Project Release pop up duration column

To include or exclude weekends or Blockout Periods from Release Gates in the Duration column:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Gates.
  3. Click to select or deselect one or more of the following checkboxes:
    1. Exclude weekends when calculating total duration of Gates.
    2. Exclude blockout periods when calculating total duration of Gates.
  4. Click Submit.
    The yellow Your changes have been saved pop up opens and closes.
    If you click away from the Customization page without clicking Submit, your changes will not save.

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