Lock and unlock items

Lock items in a stream to prevent changes to the items from being delivered to the stream. Unlocking the items will enable other users to deliver those item revisions to the stream in the repository.

PRIVILEGES: Item Lock/Unlock to lock and unlock items. Item Break Lock to unlock an item locked by another user.

Note: You can lock items only in a stream.

To lock items:

  1. In the My Current Project tab or Items tab, select one or more item revisions.

  2. Click the Lock button.

  3. In the Lock Ownership dialog box, verify that you have selected the correct item revisions, and click Yes.

    The Name column in the Items list now contains a lock icon.

To unlock items:

  1. In the My Current Project tab or Items tab, select one or more locked item revisions.

  2. Click the Lock button.

  3. In the Unlock Ownership dialog box, verify that you have selected the correct item revisions, and click Yes.

    The lock icon disappears from the Name column in the Items list.

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