About Record Locking

Record locking allows only one user to update or transition a primary or auxiliary item at a time. Record locking is enabled per table by your administrator.

When record locking is enabled, the following occurs:

Locks are released when the following occurs:

If your lock is broken, an error message appears when you attempt to transition or update the record on which you are working.

If you have privileges to view System reports, you can run the Item Lock report. This report provides a list of items that are locked by users. You can select the tables for which you want to see item locks. The report displays the title of the locked item, the user holding the lock, and the amount of time remaining on the lock. For details, refer to System Reports.

Related Topics

Transitioning and Updating Primary Items

Updating Auxiliary Items