You should create a release package when you are ready to begin
configuring the deployment details for a release. You can create release
packages by submitting to the release packages project. If using release
trains, you can create a release package directly from a release train.
By default release packages are standalone, but they can be designated
as parent or child packages. See
Designating Release Packages as Parents
Adding Child Release Packages.
- You must have at least one active deployment path.
To create a release package:
- Depending on whether you are using release trains, open the release
packages project submit form in one of the following ways:
select a release train, and in its
Overview tab, click
Create Release Package.
+New and select your release packages
(By default, the Release Packages project is used to store
- Fill out the required fields and any desired optional fields.
- Enter the version of the release package in the
Description so that you can later report
on and compare release package versions through standard
- In the
Overview section, in the
Use Task Template field, select a task
template from which to copy deployment tasks.
- In the
Options section, you can select custom
column items for add and display of deployment units and requests.
- In the
Options section, you can select whether or
not to bypass the
Deployment Complete states. By default, the release
package process flow bypasses the
Deployed state. If you want to have users manually
transition to either of these states, you can set that option to No.
This places the release package in the
Note: You can instead click
Save as Draft, which places the release
package in the
Construction state, where it must be configured before
delivering it to the release engineering team for acceptance.
- Configure and manage the release package using the tabs that appear
in the form.
The required fields when you create a release package are as follows:
- Release Type: Select the release type, such as Emergency,
Major, or Minor. The release type filters the deployment paths available to
this release package.
- Deployment Path: Specify the deployment path for this release
package. You must select the release type first, because deployment paths are
filtered by release type. Only active deployment paths appear for selection.
- Release Manager
The tabs available from a release package once it is created are as
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