Request Access Across Project Areas

The RAAPA add-on provides any user without an administrator role the ability to request access to a specific project area. 


User interface

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This extension provides DOORS Next Generation users who do not have an administrator role in the project area the ability to request access to a specific area of the project. If the user is not an administrator, he does not have access to the selected project area. This extension offers the option to such a user to "Request access". The button will automatically send an email to predefined administrators and also to users with specific roles (optional).


  • Admin needs to authorize himself on each application (at least open them) to gain access to all project areas
  • If the admin does not have access to all project areas, it affects other users by a limited number of project areas on the server
  • A server-side script needs to be running on a port



Communication between the server side and the plugin

By continuous communication between server-side add-on (written in Node JS) and client-side add-on (a widget), it makes a system that can be used for ELM applications, such as QM, RM, CCM, and GC.

Differentiation of users

The server side of the script distinguishes admins, which categorizes users as admins and non-admins.

Automatically updated table

When the admin is logged in, a table with project areas is updated.

Automatically send an email

Non-admin has not got access to the selected project area and RAAPA offers him to request it by pressing a 'Request Access' button. The button automatically sends an email to predefined administrators and also users with specific roles (optional).

Future possibilities

  • Data storage can be moved into a cloud service instead of the server-side script - this would not require an open port for communication
  • Ability to update the table for any administrator who has full access, which would be distinguished by script
  • The range of applications can be extended



This add-on is free of charge for customers who purchased the IBM Jazz solution via Softacus.

Please contact us if you need a different arrangement.


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