Group Permissions – Defect(Bug)

Relink Defect Permission


Relink Defects option will allow the user to relink Defect from one node to another node of same project or different project/solution. It can be managed using Add/Edit Defect Permission for Defect Work Item.

If Add and Edit Defect permission is there or only Edit Defect permission is available then Relink Defect option will be displayed.


To enable or disable Relink Defect permission, user need to follow simple steps

  • Select the Groups from Users & Groups in Admin (Make sure user select the group related to a required project and a user)
  • Click on the View icon against the Group you want to update the permission
  • Select the Work Item Permissions tab
  • Select ‘Defect’ work item from the selection list.
  • Select the checkbox for ‘Edit Defect‘ option. User will get Relink Defect option.
  • To remove the permission, uncheck the checkbox for ‘Edit Defect‘ option. User will not see the Relink Defect option.

Note: User needs to refresh from setting or re-login to apply the changes.

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