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Still able to save required attribute - am I missing a configuration setting?

Vicky Pagnaer (597) | asked Jan 11, 11:14 a.m.

In our process configuration, I have added the "required attributes for type and state" precondition for the "save work item (server)" operation for "Everyone (default)".

This precondition defines that for each work item type and state, one of our custom attributes is required. I've checked all types and states and the attributes is checked for each of them.

In the work item screen, the attribute is shown with a red asterisk (*) denoting that it is required. Nevertheless, I am able to add new work items and save existing ones without having this attribute filled in.

Am I missing something in the configuration? Do I need to do a second step for this precondition to work? Is it possible that the precondition isn't "active" somehow? If yes, how could I check this?

Any help welcome :-)

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Ralph Schoon (53.6k13641) | answered Jan 11, 11:41 a.m.
edited Jan 11, 11:42 a.m.

My experience is, that if uses resport issues like that, the fundamental issue usually is a lack of understanding how operational behavior and roles work.  

Please see Process behavior lookup in Rational Team Concert 2.0 which is still true since all that time and check if there is another role on the process area or in the iterations overwriting Everyone.

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