View requests assigned to other users

By default, users can view requests that are created by them or assigned to them. You have the option to change this setting so that users can view all requests irrespective of the roles assigned.

To enable users to view requests created by other users or assigned to other users; configure the setting on the WhatIfSettings.xml. Change the setting in showRequestsAsAdmin from the default 0 to 1 as shown in this figure:

To configure the xml setting:

XML file name and path [InstallPath]\Settings\WhatIfSettings.xml
Tag <Settings>
Node <Setting Name="showRequestsAsAdmin" Description="Display request as shown to administrator">1</Setting>
Configuration setting If you set "showRequestsAsAdmin" to:
  • 0 – Signed-in users can view only those requests for which they are participants.
  • 1 – Signed-in users can view all requests in the system.
Default The default value is 0.