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Dealing with Workgroups no longer in use

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Marco Antonio G
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Dealing with Workgroups no longer in use

Greetings!

I was wonderng what is thebest way to deal with Workgroups that ae no longer being used or extinct?

- Deletion seems risky on account of referential integrity problems in the SD DB.

- Renaming might jeapardize historical data. If I rename a Group would the groups history now be under the "new name"?

- If I set a Workgroup's status to inactive, does that inherently prevent any items from being assigned to them or woul that require a DB or UI rule to be put in place?

Thanks in avdance!
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Ruth Porter
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Re: Dealing with Workgroups no longer in use

Hi Marco,

The best thing to do is to BLOCK them; this leaves them there but means they not available for selection.

I usually recommend that when you block them, you also rename them; for example if they are called XXXX now, to rename it as ZZ_Blocked_XXXX.

Hope this helps, Ruth
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Mark O'Loughlin
Honored Contributor

Re: Dealing with Workgroups no longer in use

Hi,

as Ruth says Block and rename the groups. Also you could put them in a folder that no one has access to also.
Marco Antonio G
Regular Collector

Re: Dealing with Workgroups no longer in use

Thank you for the tips! I really appreciate it!
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