Suppressing IBM® Engineering Workflow Management pages in the web client

You can suppress Engineering Workflow Management pages in the web client so that users cannot view them. Suppressed pages are removed from the menu bar and hidden from view, but they are not disabled. You can go to suppressed pages by entering the URL in the browser address field.

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You might want to suppress certain pages, such as source control, from the web client. This is useful if you have different categories of users who use different capabilities. For example, project managers who use dashboards, plans, and reports to monitor the progress of a release, might not use source control operations. Developers can access source control operations from the Engineering Workflow Management client for Eclipse IDE or client for Microsoft Visual Studio IDE.


  1. On the Administration page for the Change and Configuration Management application, click the Application tab.
  2. In the left pane, under Configuration, click Advanced Properties.
  3. Navigate to the Suppressed Web Pages property. The format is {"application id":[page id, page id,...]}. The application id for Engineering Workflow Management is
  4. Edit the Current Value field to specify the page or pages to suppress. The page IDs are as follows:
    Page Value
    Work items
    Source Control

    For example, to suppress the source control page, enter {"":[""]}.

  5. Click Save.

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