Obsolete object

Introduced by iTop 2.4, the Data Model now includes an obsolescence notion defined per class of object, to improve user experience by highlighting / hiding obsolete objects.

Highlight obsolete objects

Object defined as obsolete are flagged in the console to make this aspect obvious, by graphical icon and tag.

On a list:

On an object:

On a list of linked object:

Improved Impact Analysis

Obsolete objects are ignored by Impact Analysis

Before iTop 2.4.0:

After:

Hide obsolete objects

Based on user preference, objects which are defined as obsolete, are removed from displayed lists in the iTop console.

An obsolete object details is displayed regardless of user preference.

The same Farm as above displayed for a user, requesting to not display obsolete objects:

Be cautious with this user preference, it does hide existing objects:

modify mode

  • In details screen, on a drop-down list: obsolete objects will not be proposed.
  • In a relation tab, obsolete objects will not be displayed, so cannot be removed.
  • In a relation tab, obsolete objects cannot be added.

other display difference

  • Shortcut display a list without obsolete objects
  • Dashlets do not include obsolete objects
  • Global Search do not return obsolete objects
  • Bulk modify will not modify obsolete objects
latest/user/obsolescence.txt · Last modified: 2019/01/09 16:40 (external edit)
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