Requirements (ULTIMATE)

Introduced in GitLab Ultimate 12.10.

Requirements allow you to create criteria to check your products against. They can be based on users, stakeholders, system, software, or anything else you find important to capture.

For an overview, see GitLab 12.10 Introduces Requirements Management.

requirements list view

Create a requirement

A paginated list of requirements is available in each project, and there you can create a new requirement.

To create a requirement:

  1. From your project page, go to {requirements} Requirements.
  2. Click New requirement.
  3. Enter a descriptive title and click Create requirement.

You will see the newly created requirement on the top of the list, as the requirements list is sorted by creation date in descending order.

requirement create view

Edit a requirement

You can edit a requirement (if you have the necessary privileges) from the requirements list page.

To edit a requirement:

  1. From the requirements list, click the Edit ({pencil}) button.
  2. Update the title in text input field.
  3. Click Save changes.

requirement edit view

The requirements list shows the new title immediately.

requirement edit saved

Archive a requirement

You can archive an open requirement (if you have the necessary privileges) while you're in the Open tab.

From the requirements list page, click the Archive ({archive}) button.

requirement archive view

As soon as a requirement is archived, it no longer appears in the Open tab.

Reopen a requirement

You can view the list of archived requirements in the Archived tab.

archived requirements list

To reopen an archived requirement, click the Reopen button.

As soon as a requirement is reopened, it no longer appears in the Archived tab.