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  • 1.  Offloading Attachments

    Posted 01-03-2020 11:22 AM
    Is there a way to offload attachments from Rally? I've been asked to look into bulk offloading 200+ attachments and, if possible, retaining the information regarding the artifact each attachment is associated with.

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  • 2.  RE: Offloading Attachments
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    Posted 01-06-2020 08:41 AM
    Hi Stephen,

    Adding and removing attachments is normally a manual process through the UI. I am not aware of a bulk delete option for attachments.

    It is possible to do it programmatically through the API, but there is no off-the-shelf app. If you decide to go this route, then the WSAPI docs can give you some pointers (https://rally1.rallydev.com/slm/doc/webservice/).

    Each Attachment has a child object called AttachmentContent. I haven't tried this, but it looks as if you can replace the AttachmentContent with a empty file, then everything will stay the same, except that you have nothing to view. I would be interested to know if this is possible.......

    Rally Sales Engineer
    Rally Software