Work Item Workflow Transition, Server Level Security Group


When creating a transition between states you may want to use a "Server" level security group for the "For" and/or "Not". Taking a first stab at doing this you will probably do as the screen shot below.


When you go to validate this you will get the error shown in the screen shot below. You might even bang your head a couple times trying to figure out what the deal is. :) TF26171


The correct way to specify a SERVER security group is shown in the screen shot below



Ed K.

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Tuesday, 02 February 2010 01:17:24 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
Thank you, this post really (not literraly) saved me ;-)
where did you find that server groups must be prefixed as GLOBAL? i found it only here.
Tuesday, 02 February 2010 06:03:05 (Pacific Standard Time, UTC-08:00)
No problem at all! I'm glad it helped out.

It's something that I had to ask the product group to get an answer for a while back... It should be in the MSDN documentation now as an annotation if I recall correctly.
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