Bulk Update Releases/Templates

Introduction You can save time by bulk updating Release information, stakeholders, and activities. When bulk updating a field or a tab, data will either be replaced (in the case of text fields and drop-down menus) or added (in the case of Stakeholders and combo boxes).  The steps overlayed in this

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Delete Release/Template

Introduction Deleting a Release and Release Template will permanently remove it from Plutora. You can also Bulk Delete Releases and Release Templates. The steps overlayed in this article is applicable to  delete a Release and delete a Release Template. Pre-requisite You must have the relevant ‘Delete’ user permission for the Release

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Release Schedule

Introduction The Release Schedule page gives you a view of your Releases on a timeline. Pre-requisite You must have the ‘Release Manager’ user permission to be able to view the ‘Release Schedule’ option in the Release menu. Navigation Release > Schedule Release Schedule Page Layout Navigate to Release > Schedule. The

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Release Calendar

Introduction The Release Calendar allows you to view and filter your Releases, Blockout Periods, Release Events, TEBRs, and TECRs by date. Pre-requisite You must have the ‘Release Manager’ user permission to be able to view the ‘Release Calendar’ option in the Release menu. Navigation Release > Calendar Release Calendar Page

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System Impact Matrix

Introduction The System Impact Matrix shows the way Releases impact, or poses a regression risk, to Systems. Pre-requisite You must have the ‘Release Manager’ user permission to be able to view the ‘System Impact Matrix’ option in the Release menu. The Releases must have an implementation date up to six months

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Introduction to Blockouts

Introduction The ‘Blockouts’ feature allows you to view, search, and filter your Blockout periods, which appear in the Release Schedule and Environment Schedule. Blockout periods are holiday periods or other times when a Release cannot occur. Pre-requisite You must have the following user permissions to view/create/delete/update blockout periods: Release Manager: To view

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Add Or Edit Blockouts

Introduction Blockout periods are holiday periods or other times when a Release cannot occur. This article provides you an overview of steps to add/edit a Blockout in Plutora. Pre-requisite You must have the following user permissions to view/create/delete/update blockout periods: Release Manager: To view the Blockout menu option. Create Blockout Periods: To

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Duplicate Blockouts

Introduction Duplicating a Blockout Period saves your time from re-entering information. Pre-requisite You must have the following user permissions to view and create blockout periods: Release Manager: To view the Blockouts menu option. Create Blockout Periods: To duplicate and add a new Blockout Period. Navigation Release > Blockouts Duplicate a Blockout

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Introduction to Change

Introduction Changes represent any features, change requests, enhancements, and additional scope items that are developed and deployed to Systems within your organization. It is a request to deliver new functionality or to make updates to existing functionality, within a Release or Project. A Change lists the technical aspects of a functional change to

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Duplicate Changes

Introduction Duplicating a Change to create a new saves your time from re-entering the information. Pre-requisite You must have the ‘Create Change’ user permission. Navigation Release > Change  Duplicate a Change To bulk update Changes: Navigate to the ‘Change’ page. Search for the Change that you want to duplicate. You can

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Add/Edit A TEBR

Introduction TEBRs are used to govern the process of allocating Environments to the various projects or Agile delivery teams within your organization. TEBRs enable you to request multiple Environment Bookings for a period of time and manage each request through a process of review, conflict resolution, and confirmation. Using TEBRs

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Environment Schedule

Introduction The Environment Schedule page allows users to find and fix conflicting Environment Bookings by providing four different views from the View drop-down menu: Environment View: Environment Bookings and TECRs by Environment. Environment Group View: Environment Bookings and TECRs by Environment Group. Release View: Environment Bookings and TECRs by Release and their Phases. Overview: Environment Bookings

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Environment Impact Matrix

Introduction Environment Impact Matrix gives you a graphical view of bookings and shows whether they are Approved, Pending or Rejected against Releases. Pre-requisite You must have ‘View Impact Matrix’ user permission. Navigation Environment > Impact Matrix Environment Impact Matrix Layout a: Filter and view options b: Releases with implementation date

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Environment Map

Introduction The Environment Map page displays a selected Environment Group and its connections. Pre-requisite You must have the ‘View Map’ user permission. Navigation Environment > Map Access Environment Map Navigate to Environment > Map and select an Environment Group from the drop-down. Then click . Administrators can prevent users from

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Introduction to Systems

Introduction Systems in Plutora represent the applications and microservices that your organization is responsible for in terms of ongoing development and operational support. This may also include third party vendor applications that you use internally or as part of the services you provide for your customers. Capturing the details of

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Add/Edit Systems

Introduction This article provides a brief overview of steps to add and edit Systems in Plutora. Pre-requisite You must have ‘Create System’ and ‘Update System’ user permissions. Navigation Environment > Systems Add a System To add a System: Navigate to the ‘Systems’ page. Click .  The ‘Create New System’ page

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Delete A System

Introduction Systems can be deleted from the Systems page. You can also bulk delete Systems. Pre-requisite Users must have the Delete System user permission.  Navigation Environment > Systems Delete from the Pop-Up To delete from the pop-up: Go to Environment > Systems. Click System Name to open. Click  on the pop-up. Click Delete. Click

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Duplicate Systems

Introduction Duplicating a System saves your time from re-entering information. Pre-requisite You must have ‘Create System’ user permission. Navigation Environment > Systems Duplicate a System To duplicate a System: Go to Environment > Systems. Select the System that you want to duplicate. Click . Click Duplicate. A pop-up displays. Enter a new name for

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Bulk Update Systems

Introduction You can save time by bulk updating System information. When bulk updating a field or a tab, data will either be replaced (in the case of text fields and drop-down menus) or added (in the case of combo boxes). Pre-requisite You must have the ‘Update System’ user permission.  Navigation

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Deployment Plan Library

Introduction Deployment Plan Library allows you to view, search and filter the Deployment Plans. Pre-requisite You must have ‘Deployment Manager’ user permission to be able to view and access the ‘Deployment Plan Library’ page. Navigation Deployment > Manager Deployment Plan Library Layout and Features a: Filter fields b: Deployment Plan

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Add/Edit Deployment Plans

Introduction This article provides a brief overview of steps to add and edit Master Deployment Plans and Deployment Plans. To learn more, see Master/Child/Independent Deployment Plan. You can create a Master Deployment Plan or a Deployment Plan. To learn more, see Master/Child/Independent Deployment Plan. See Introduction to Deployment Plan Library

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Delete Deployment Plans

Introduction Delete Deployment Plans from the Deployment Plan Manager page. You can also bulk delete Deployment Plans. Pre-requisite You must have the following user permissions: Delete Deployment Plan Delete Deployment Plan in Completed State Navigation Deployment > Manager. Delete from the Pop-Up To delete a Deployment Plan from the pop-up:

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Update Deployment Plans Stakeholders

Introduction The ‘Update Stakeholders’ feature enables you to bulk update the Stakeholders in the Deployment Plans. Pre-requisite You must have ‘Update Master Deployment Plan’ and/or ‘Update Deployment Plan’ user permissions. Navigation Deployment > Manager Update Stakeholders To Bulk Update Stakeholders in the Deployment Plans: Go to Deployment > Manager. Select the checkboxes

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Duplicate Deployment Plans

Introduction Duplicating a Deployment Plan saves your time from re-entering information. When a Master Deployment Plan is duplicated, its Systems and Releases are not duplicated because they are assigned in, and belong to, the child Deployment Plans. When a Deployment Plan is duplicated, the Release value will not be duplicated and

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Deployment Schedule

Introduction Deployment Schedule shows a timeline of all the Deployment Plans linked to individual Project or Independent Releases and provides a high-level status on whether or not each of the Deployments Plans are: On Time: Activities are being completed on time as per their planned dates and times. Overdue: Activities

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