Set stream options and defaults

This topic explains how to set stream options in the web client.

You can enable or disable deliveries to the stream, or set or remove the requirement that a change request is specified when delivering to the stream.

Note: If you have the Workset Manager role, you can deliver items to a stream even if the deliveries option is set.

Set stream options

Set the stream options to control how the changes are delivered to a stream.

To set stream options:

  1. In the web client, select the My Current Stream tab.

    Alternatively, select the Streams tab, and then select a stream.

  2. Click the Open Stream Properties button.

  3. In the Open Stream dialog box, select the Options tab.

  4. To prevent users from delivering new item revisions to the stream, select Lock Stream.

  5. To force users to specify a change request when making changes to this stream, select Valid request must be specified when delivering changes.

  6. Click OK.

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Set a default request

You can specify a default request for a project or stream.

To set a default request:

  1. In the web client, select the My Current Stream tab.

    Alternatively, select the Streams tab, and then select a stream.

  2. In the status area, click settings next to the stream name. The Set Stream Default Settings dialog box opens.

  3. In the Default Request field, enter the request's ID or browse to find one.

    If you are using requests from multiple external providers, specify the external request's ID in the following format:

    <requestProviderID>:<requestID>

    Example: Suppose you have an ALM Octane request provider with the ID OCTANE01. To set its user story US12345 as the default request, enter the following specification: OCTANE01:US12345

    For details on how to browse for requests, see Select requests from different providers.

  4. Click OK.

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Set a default design part

You can specify a default design part for a project or stream.

To set a default design part:

  1. In the web client, select the My Current Stream tab.

    Alternatively, select the Streams tab, and then select a stream.

  2. In the status area, click settings next to the stream name.

  3. In the Set Stream Default Settings dialog box, in the Default design part field, click the browse button, select a design part, and click OK.

    Alternatively, enter the design part ID.

  4. Click OK.

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Select library cache areas

You can select a library cache area only if at least one has been set up for your current stream in the Administration Console.

To select a library cache area:

  1. In the web client, select the My Current Stream tab.

    Alternatively, select the Streams tab, and then select a stream.

  2. In the status area, click settings next to the stream name.

  3. In the Set Stream Default Settings dialog box, from the Optional library cache area list, select an area.

  4. Click OK.

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