A package is a folder into which one or more related releases are published. For example, you might create a package to represent a product deliverable or major component. A package must exist before you create the releases and individual files that will go into the package.

Before you can define an application, environment and release package, you must install a valid TeamForge license, create a TeamForge Project and Planning Folder.

  1. Install TeamForge license. See:
  2. Create a TeamForge project. See Create a TeamForge project.
  3. Create a Planning Folder. See Create a planning folder.

Define the Application

  1. From My Workspace, navigate to your project.
  2. Choose Project Home > Project Admin. The Project Settings page appears.
  3. From the Project Admin menu, choose Application Settings. The Applications Settings page appears.
  4. Click the Statuses tab to define the application status.
  5. Click Create.
  6. Click Create New. The Create Application page appears.
  7. Enter a name to identify this application.
  8. Optionally, specify a description of this application.
  9. Select the status of the application.
    • Development—The status is currently in development
    • New Status—Select to add a new status
    • Add New Status—Select to create a new status
  10. Select FRS or Planning Folder.
  11. Select the Planning Folder or File Package. This list populates depending upon the selection of the planning model.
  12. Click Save. The View Application page appears. This page contains three tabs: Application Attributes, Components and Package Attributes.
  13. Click the appropriate tab, then click Add to add a row.
  14. Enter the required information, then click Save.
  15. Repeat these steps to add a new component and a new attribute.

Define the Environment Infrastructure

  1. From the Project Admin menu, choose Environment Settings. The Environment Settings page appears.
  2. Click the Types tab to define the environment types.
  3. Click New Type. The Add New Environment Type dialog appears.
  4. Enter the name for the type, choose the display order and then choose the class.
  5. Click Add New Type. The new type appears on the Types tab.
  6. Click the Environments tab.
  7. Click New Environment. The Add New Environment page appears.
  8. Enter a name for the new environment, then select the type (user defined).
  9. Click Save. The new environment is added.

Create a Package

  1. Choose Project Home > Release Console. The Release Console page appears.
  2. Click CreatePackage. The Create Package page appears.
  3. Enter a title for the new package.
  4. Choose an application you want associated with the new package.
  5. Select the status of the application.
    • Development—The status is currently in development
    • New Status—Select to add a new status
    • Add New Status—Select to create a new status
  6. Select the appropriate release folder. This list populates depending upon the selection of the planning mode.
  7. Optionally specify a description of this package.
  8. Click Save.
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