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Programmatically query for a work item, permission unaware


Marko Tomljenovic (3163582) | asked Jun 14 '16, 7:03 a.m.
Hi,
I need to find a way to detect whether a work item has a certain value for a given attribute. And I would need to know whether such a work item is existing even if I cannot access it (resolve its handle) because of permissions.
I also do not need to access it I only need to know whether it exists or not.

Is there any API available to realize this?

Thank you 

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Ralph Schoon (59.1k23642) | answered Jun 14 '16, 7:57 a.m.
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You could use the permission ware API that allows you to at least know how many items you don't have access to. See: https://rsjazz.wordpress.com/2013/03/20/understanding-and-using-the-rtc-java-client-api/ "Permissions and Read Access". You will not be able to get any more information out than that, as far as I know.

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Marko Tomljenovic commented Jun 14 '16, 8:36 a.m.

The permission aware API is only available for the fetching items given a handle.


But does the RTC work item query at all return a work item handle for a work item that the current user has no access to (if using the official ui)?

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