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 +====== 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: {{ :​2_6_0:​datamodel:​obsolescence-list-hypervisor.png?​nolink |}}
 +
 +On an object: ​
 +{{ :​2_6_0:​datamodel:​obsolescence-details-hypervisor.png?​nolink |}}
 +
 +On a list of linked object: ​
 +{{ :​2_6_0:​datamodel:​obsolescence-details-lnk-farm.png?​nolink |}}
 +
 +
 +===== Improved Impact Analysis =====
 +
 +Obsolete objects are ignored by Impact Analysis
 +
 +Before iTop 2.4.0: {{ :​2_6_0:​datamodel:​obsolescence-impactanalyses-before2-4.png?​nolink |}}
 +
 +After: {{ :​2_6_0:​datamodel:​obsolescence-impactanalyses-after2-4.png?​nolink |}}
 +
 +
 +===== 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.
 +{{ :​2_6_0:​datamodel:​obsolescence-userpreference.png?​nolink |}}
 +
 +The same ''​Farm''​ as above displayed for a user, requesting to not display obsolete objects: ​
 +{{ :​2_6_0:​datamodel:​obsolescence-details-lnk-farm-filtered.png?​nolink |}}
 +
 +<note important>​Be cautious with this user preference, it does hide existing objects:</​note> ​
 +
 +=== 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
 +
 +
 +<- audits|Understanding audits ^ start|User Manual ^ excel_report|Reports in Excel ->
2_6_0/user/obsolescence.txt ยท Last modified: 2019/01/09 16:40 (external edit)

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