Approval workflow for timesheets
This bundle is available to perform a weekly approval for timesheets.
Katja Glass Consulting
A plugin for Kimai to approve timesheets of users on a weekly basis.
- Users can send a week for approval (in sequential order)
- User lockdown -> a submitted/approved week can no longer be edited (apart from admins) - there is one lockdown date per user (LockdownPerUserBundle)
- Teamlead/Admin can approve or deny the week
- Overview of approvals, missing approvals and the status
- Mailing options to recall approval tasks if outstanding
Extract the ZIP file and upload the included directory and all files to your Kimai installation to the new directory:
Or you can clone it directly to the
var/plugins/ directory of your Kimai installation:
The file structure needs to look like this afterwards:
After uploading the files, Kimai needs to know about the new plugin. It will be found once the cache was re-built. Call these commands from the Kimai directory:
How to reload Kimai cache
It is not advised, but in case the above command fails you could try:
You might have to set file permissions afterwards:
Adjust file permission
You have to allow PHP (your webserver process) to write to
var/ and it subdirectories.
Here is an example for Debian/Ubuntu (to be executed inside the Kimai directory):
Run the following command:
This will create the required database tables and update them to the latest version.
There are no commands defined in the "kimai:bundle:XYZ" namespace., then either the directory has a wrong name (must be var/plugins/ApprovalBundle/) or you forgot to clear the cache (look above).
Updating the plugin works exactly like the installation:
- Delete the directory
Execute all installation steps again:
- Copy files
- Clear cache
- Update database with
The following table contains a comparison between plugin and required minimum Kimai version.
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