Can the email field in Portal be made mandatory?


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CA Test Data Manager (Data Finder / Grid Tools)


We have a mandatory company policy that we must meet regarding auditability of the publish requests made and by whom.  In order to promote acceptance of TDM Portal, we have created an open URL.  In doing so, we have lost the ability to capture the user information. Is it possible to make the email field mandatory to avoid unknown transaction owners?


EMAIL field at the current time is NOT a mandatory field.  This fix has to be put in so as to NOT break current installations that do not have this requirement.


TDM Portal 3.8 and 4.2 GA


This was fixed on multiple versions -  and  Please check with Support to provide a version of the fix.  This fix should be in the next GA release after August 10, 2017, but please verify with Support that the fix made it into the GA release.


The following changes are to be done on the customer environment.

  • Add a property at the end of the file at <PortalLocation>/conf/

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