Initialization of Version Control fails with permission error

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Article ID: 144849

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Products

CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine CA Automic Workload Automation - Automation Engine

Issue/Introduction

After going through the configuration steps in the documentation the initialization fails:
https://docs.automic.com/documentation/webhelp/english/AA/12.3/DOCU/12.3/Automic%20Automation%20Guides/help.htm#AWA/Versioning/Versioning.htm?Highlight=version%20control

Version Control is accesible but after choosing "Create New Branch" and entering a new branch name, the following error is displayed in a popup:
User has not sufficient permissions to initialize the repository

Cause

This happens when the user has no Write access to an object.

Possibly, the object that causes this is a Private Dashboard.

Environment

Release : v12.2 and higher

Component : Automic Web Interface (AWI)

Resolution

If you don't have write access on some objects but you still want to use Version Control, you have to add the objects to which you don't have access to the client variable UC_VERSIONCONTROL_EXCLUDE.
UC_VERSIONCONTROL_EXCLUDE is automatically created when you first access the Version Control window.

For instance, go to Process Assembly > DASHBOARDS, verify to which Dashboards you don't have access, copy their name and add these to UC_VERSIONCONTROL_EXCLUDE.