How to Plan Release Activities


Updated: May 13, 2016

Applies To: System Center 2012 SP1 - Service Manager, System Center 2012 R2 Service Manager, System Center 2012 - Service Manager

In System Center 2012 – Service Manager, the Release Manager creates and modifies the structure of release activities by performing the following procedure.

To plan release activities

  1. In the Service Manager console, open the Work Items workspace, and in the Work Items pane, expand Release Management, and then select Release Management.

  2. In the Work Items pane, select a view under Release Management that displays a release record that includes release activities that you want to add or modify activities for, and then double-click the record to open it.

  3. Click the Activities tab to view the list of proposed changes and dependent activities they contain.

  4. Optionally, you can change the activities view by clicking either Diagram View or List View.

  5. Select a dependent change management activity, and then move it to the top of release management activity list or diagram. A dependent indicator appears on release management activities, which resembles the link in a chain.

See Also

Managing Release Records in System Center 2012 - Service Manager