Add Or Edit Blockouts

DUE EARLY OCTOBER 2020: Environment Booking Blockouts can be used to display time periods that cannot be booked for an Environment or Environment Group, and prevent bookings during these time periods, unless the user has the Book Environments during Blockout permission.

Users can add or edit Blockout Periods on the Blockout Periods page.

Add or Edit a Blockout Period

To add or edit a Blockout Period:

  1. Add:
    1. By + New:
      1. Go to + New > Other > Blockout.
    2. By Blockout Periods:
      1. Go to Release > Blockouts.
      2. Click  + New Blockout.
  2. Edit:
    1. Go to Release > Blockouts.
    2. Click the Blockout Period’s blue link under Blockout Name.
  3. Type the Blockout Period Name. For example, New Year’s Day.
  4. Type the Description.
  5. Select a Portfolio Association. If the Blockout Period is company-wide, select the highest level.
    DUE EARLY OCTOBER 2020: Environment Booking Blockouts.
  6. Select a Blockout Type:
    • Blockout Types are customized using Blockout Type Customization.
    • If the Blockout Type selected has the Category Environment Booking it will prevent bookings of the selected Environments and Environment Groups.
    • Environment Booking Blockout Types also appear in the Environment Schedule under the Environment or Environment Group views when the Booking Blockout Period checkbox is selected in Quick Filter.
    • If an Environment Booking Blockout Type has been selected, the Environment Groups and Environments fields will appear.
      • Select Environments or Environment Groups that will be affected by the Blockout.
  7. Click the blue-linked number next to the paperclip paperclip to manage attachments, such as Microsoft Word files or images:
    1. To add attachments:
      1. Click Add Attachment.
      2. Click to select the attachment.
      3. Click Open.
    2. To add a URL:
      1. Click Add URL.
      2. Type a valid URL in the URL Link field.
      3. Click Save & Close.
    3. To view an attachment or URL:
      1. Click the view button:
        View eye change
    4. To download an attachment:
      1. Click the download button.
        Download change attachment
    5. To delete an attachment or URL:
      1. Click the delete button.
        Delete Change attachment
  8. Select a Start Date and time.
  9. Select an End Date and time.
  10. To view the Blockout Period on the  Release Schedule click to select the View On Scheduler checkbox.
  11. Type a hex color into Blockout Type Color.
  12. Click Save & Close.

 

View Audit History

Click the clock-shaped button  to view the Audit History of the record. To see more information about Audit History, click here.

 

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Updated on September 30, 2020

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