Release Setup Customization

Release Setup allows administrators to customize the way Releases are handled in Plutora.

Release Setup was previously called Enterprise Release Setup.

Release Setup Customization May 24 2017

To customize Release Setup:

  1. Go to Settings > Customization.
  2. Click Release Setup.
  3. Click to select one or more of the following checkboxes:
    1. Enable Enterprise Activities Child Push Functionality: Puts Child Push buttons onto Enterprise Releases, allowing the Enterprise Release’s Activities and Criteria to be pushed to the Child Releases.
    2. Release Dependency Association: Locks the Activities that have been pushed to Child Releases so that ID, Title, Description, Type and Assigned to Gate can only be edited from the Enterprise Release.
      The Enable Child Releases to inherit Parent Release Data checkbox has been removed and replaced by the new Phases/Gate Migration pop up in Project and Independent Releases
    3. Enable Actual Completed Data:
      View Edit Activity with forecast date

      • Makes the Actual Time Completed field in View/Edit Activity pop up editable if:
        • A Status with an end state is selected. For example, Completed in the screenshot. See Release Status Customization for more information about Release Status end states.
        • And an Enterprise or Enterprise & Child Enterprise Release Framework button selected, if the Enable Enterprise Activities Child Push Functionality checkbox has been selected in Release Setup Customization.
      • Allows Actual Time Completed column in Release Activities to override the date and time in the End column.
    4. Calculate Release Traffic Lights:
      • Allows Actual Time Completed column in Release Activities to override the End Date and time for Traffic Lights.
      • When selected, Phases or Gates that have an Actual Time Completed that is on time will have a green traffic light.
      • See more about Traffic Lights and what their colors mean.
  4. Dependency Label: Change the label of the Dependency field in Project, and Independent Releases

    Dependency field location red rectangle
    Dependency Label

    1. Click the Dependency radio button to keep Dependency as the field name.
    2. Click the second radio button and type a new field name.
      Maximum field length is 18 characters.
  5. Toggle the visibility of the editable text field for each System under the Systems Tab in the Enterprise, Project, and Independent Release pop ups:
    1. Click to select the Enable editable text field for each system in systems tab of the release checkbox.
    2. Type a Field Name for the free text column.
      To locate the editable text field go to Releases > Release Manager > Click to open a Release > Click Systems Tab and the text field column will appear in the right-hand panel for each selected System. 
  6. 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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