When items are edited by a user, they are automatically checked out so that they cannot be edited by other users.

This checkout occurs when the edit button is clicked on the toolbar.

NOTE: When an item is checked out, updates are also blocked from the XIA Configuration Client.

When the user saves the changes to an item or clicks the cancel edit button , the item is automatically checked in.

In addition items can be checked in using the following methods

  • The user who has checked out an item, or a system administrator can select check in item from the tools menu.