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How to temporarily block users from using certain project areas

Technote (FAQ)


How do you temporarily block users for using the certain project areas in IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC)?


You want to make some changes in process template and you do not want the users working during that change.


Use one of following options to block users for using certain project area:

  • Remove all users from project area and all team areas associated to this project area.

  • Create new custom role with no permissions and assign only this role to all users.

  • Archive all the users belonging to given project area and unarchive them when you perform the changes.

Document information

More support for: Rational Team Concert

Software version: 1.0, 1.0.1,, 2.0,,, 3.0, 3.0.1,,,,,,, 4.0,,, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 4.0.3, 4.0.4, 4.0.5, 4.0.6, 4.0.7, 5.0

Operating system(s): Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1663639

Modified date: 21 July 2014