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Enabling/Disabling Features and Options for Enterprise and Ultimate Editions

This feature is available in Enterprise and Ultimate editions.

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Overview

On the System Configuration page, you can customize Lifecycle to your specific environment by enabling or disabling extended features and options.

Having trouble figuring out what edition of Lifecycle you are using?  See How do I know what edition I'm on? to learn more.

Steps

Notes:

  • All members should be logged out of when making these changes.
  • Changing the System Configurations options do not affect the data stored in the the database. 
  • If defects were created with Estimates, for example, and scheduled within sprint , the sprint totals will still include those defects even if they are disabled.
  1. In the Utility Bar, select AdminConfiguration.
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  2. Click on the System tab, and then choose from the configuration options in the table below, and then click Save.

Section

Description

Enable Features

  • Build Integration: Replaces the "Build" text field on backlog items with a relationship to the Build ​Run asset. Replaces the "Found In Build", "Found in Version", and "Resolved in Build" fields in defects with a relationship to the Pipeline Run asset.

  • Member Capacity: Enables Iteration Capacity Planning.

  • Changesets: Enables automated Source Control Management integration by adding a new Changeset asset that is related to backlog items and defects.

  • Defects: Enables the Defects asset.

  • Estimably: Enables Estimably, the Lifecycle estimation game.

  • Backlog Goals/Objectives: Enables the Backlog Goals/Objectives asset feature. (Disabling this feature will remove required Backlog Goal fields.).

    • Relate to Backlog Groups instead of Portfolio Items: Reverts the new default relationship introduced in the Fall 2016 Release to its previous behavior and re-enables the Backlog Goals Assignment page.

  • Issues: Enables the Issues asset.

  • Project Workspaces: Enables Project Workspaces to allow customization of the user interface for any project.

  • Regression Testing (Ultimate Edition): Enables Regression Testing functionality and all related assets.

  • Requests. Enables the Requests asset.

  • Retrospectives. Enables the Retrospectives asset.

  • Roadmapping. Enables the Roadmapping functionality.

  • Teams. Enables cross-project Teams.

As of the Winter 2017 release, the Team feature is always on and this checkbox has been removed

SMTP must be enabled for the Guest Collaborators feature to properly function.

  • Global Conversation Visibility - Unchecked will Provide the Following Results
    • Removes [ALL] conversations option from the Collaboration screen.
    • Removes Member Search box from the Collaboration screen.
    • Removes conversations from a member's profile page.  
    • Removes follow option for members. 
Terminology Overrides

Allows you to override the default agile terms (e.g., story vs. backlog) displayed in the system. Note that these changes do not override any localization changes that have already been applied for the selected terms.

Options

  • Allow password resets: Allows users to reset their own passwords

  • Select a timezone: Displays time stamps and sprint boundaries in the selected time zone. If not configured, the system uses the server's time zone setting

  • URL Prefix (On-Premise only): Formats the URL prefix that links back into the application.  If left blank, links to assets will be incomplete.

Tracking Level

Allows you to indicate the level at which tracking begins. See Tracking Settings for details.

Effort Tracking

Enables Effort Tracking in the system. By default, Effort Tracking is disabled in the Scrum methodology template, but enabled for other templates. See Tracking Settings for more details.

Administrative Contacts (On-Demand hosted systems only)

Allows you to enter one or more email addresses to be notified in case of system downtime or other critical issues. These addresses are used by the VersionOne online operations group to broadcast important updates to on-demand customers on an as-needed basis. This list is not used for marketing purposes. Typically, this list includes system administrators and other key users.

For readability, separate email addresses by new lines. Below are examples of valid email formats:

Andre Agile <andre.agile@company.com>
sally@company.com
Lee B. <leebain@company.com>

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