The lifecycle of a change request usually involves six stages, and these six stages may possess many status(es). At the beginning/completion of each status, a notification is sent out to users playing certain change roles alerting them on the progress of the change request.
The Stage - Status Configuration Wizard lets you define status(es) under each stage. And, also allows you to modify and delete the existing status(es).
To access the Change Stage-Status configuration wizard,
Login to the ServiceDesk Plus application using the user name and password.
Click the Admin tab in the header pane.
In the Problem/Change Management block, click the Change Stage-Status icon . .
Adding Change Status (for a Change Stage)
Click Add button available below the corrosponding change stage
Specify name for the status
Provide a brief description about the status
Specify Action Name for this status The Action Name is an abbreviated form of the Status Name. For instance, "Submitted for Authorization" can be expressed as "Awaiting Authorization" and so on.The Action Name gets listed in Status Actions drop down menu in the change details page.
Using "Notify to" option, choose the change technicians who will receive alerts via e-mail notifications whenever a change enters this status, by clicking on choose roles (technicians) icon
Next, you have to configure the notification template, by adding text (or) using already existing content variables
Click Save button
Saved status will be added to the existing status list
Editing Change Status
To edit change status,
In the Change Status list page, click the on-hover edit iconbeside the change status that you wish to edit.
Edit the details as per your requirements
Click Update to update the changes.
Delete Change Status
In Change Status list page, click the on-hover delete iconappearing beside the change status you wish to delete.
Click Delete button. A confirmation dialog appears.
Click OK to proceed with the deletion. The change type gets deleted from the available list.