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View and Manage Locks

Enterprise Architect provides a function to view and manage active locks on elements.

Access:    Project | Security | Manage Locks

Use to:

  • Periodically examine and, if necessary, delete locks placed on elements by users

How to:

To view locks and, if necessary, delete them, follow the steps below:



See also


Select the Manage Locks menu option

The Active Locks dialog displays



In the View Locks For panel, click on the radio button for the type of lock to view

  • All
  • Groups Only
  • Users Only

Locks of the selected type are listed in the Active Locks panel



To remove a lock, click on it and click on the Unlock Selected button



When finished, click on the Close button to close the dialog



  • You must have Security - Manage Locks permission to view and delete user locks; the initial Admin administrator automatically has this permission
  • If you want to display the resulting information in a more readable layout, you can resize the dialog and its columns
  • If an element is locked then connectors attached to it are also locked, so to unlock the connector you must unlock the element; however, under certain circumstances you can add new connectors to a locked element

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