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Status Future consideration
Workspace Planning Analytics
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 16, 2021

Enable maintenance mode with appropriate & consistent messages for users across UI

In PA, there needs to be a feature which stops users from accessing the platform. This can be useful during a security change, data validation, metadata update, save data, bulk upload and many other maintenance related jobs.

A maintenance mode is recommended which, if enabled, should stop users from getting into specific instance and while showing a nice message which tells users that it is not available at the moment.

There is a crude way to do this, but it messaging is not consistent across Perspectives, PAW & Web. Attaching inconsistent errors across interfaces.

Needed By Not sure -- Just thought it was cool
  • Admin
    Stuart King
    Aug 16, 2021

    Updated for future consideration. We will only plan for this behaviour in Planning Analytics Workspace and Planning Analytics for Excel. We have no intent to implement this feature in older TM1 clients including TM1Web and Perspectives.