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by Adam S on Monday, March 7, 2016

Since TaraVault is an add-on feature to either SpiraPlan or SpiraTeam (hereafter just 'Spira') you use the Spira web interface to handle the provisioning of new TaraVault projects. This articles explains the steps.
To provision a new project with TaraVault, go to the main Spira Administration page and select the
appropriate project and then go to the TaraVault administration page. For example, in the screenshot
below we have selected the ‘Library Information System’ sample project:



To provision this project with TaraVault, you need to choose the following:

  • Project Name – this is the name of the project in TaraVault. This name is incorporated into the connection URL so it should be alphanumeric only.

  • Project Type – this is the type of SCM repository you wish to use. Currently the choices are between Subversion and Git. We discuss the differences between Subversion (also known as SVN) and Git in sections 4 and 5 respectively.
    Note: once you choose the repository type for a project it cannot be changed without deleting the entire repository, so make sure you understand the differences between the two technologies beforehand.

For example we will choose ‘libraryinformationsystem’ as the project name and ‘SVN’ (Subversion) as the project type. Once you are happy with your choice, click ‘Activate’ to enable this project for TaraVault:

The system will then populate the ‘Client Connection’ section with the URL that you need to use to connect to this TaraVault project from your Subversion or Git client.

In addition, it will display a list of users that are enabled for this project.


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