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What Permission to change WI Project Area


Paul George (514) | asked Apr 13 '17, 3:13 p.m.
edited Apr 13 '17, 3:14 p.m.

I am trying to move a Work Item from one project area to another. From what I can find this should be allowed, especially given I'm an administrator. I get the "

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I can find nothing in help or the permission list concerning 'move' or modifying the project area of a work item.
Does anyone know what permission is needed?

RTC 6.0.1

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Kevin Ramer (4.5k8184200) | answered Apr 13 '17, 3:45 p.m.

Being administrator or even JazzAdmin does not grant 100% permission within a project.  For example, JazzAdmin is required to Delete a work item, but that JazzAdmin must also have a role in that project that allows "Delete Work Item".

I would think that you must have a role in the target project that allows you to Save Work Item in that project.  There is also a "special" permission under Work Items

Action: Remove work item from team area
Description: Grants the user permission to remove work item from team area.

This may have some bearing on the situation as well.


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Paul George commented Apr 14 '17, 10:33 a.m.

I was aware of that, and have Team Member & Scrum Master roles.  I enabled the remove from team areas privilege, even if we aren't assigning work items to team areas. No change. I need to find out what (missing) permission triggers that error. The problem only exists in some project areas and we have a master project area applied to the projects. Local customizations may be the problem, but it could be the other way around.


Donald Nong commented Apr 16 '17, 8:23 p.m.

Have you check the ccm.log file for more detailed error messages?

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