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  • Modules (object type SM)

  • Event packages (object type SE)

  • Business events (object type E)

If the maximum capacity of one of these objects is exceeded when you book a module, the system outputs an error message.

Features The capacity check is run only for module booking but not for event planning.

The capacity check is performed with

in the

, and is always run separately for each object (



, assigned ).

In ”short-lived” objects such as

(object type E), the capacity value refers to the total number

of bookings for this object. However in ”long-lived” objects such as

(object type SM), the capacity

value refers to the bookings for each academic session. A maximum capacity of 50 places at the

level does not mean that only 50 students can book this

during the entire

validity period.

When you create a booking, the system determines how many bookings this module already has in the

relevant academic session and compares this value with the capacity specified for the


You can use the message control function to override the error message which the system outputs when the given capacity is exceeded, and by doing so, overbook objects. Before you can use this

f u n c t i o n , y o u m u s t c r e a t e a

0003 (

( ), and configure the message control function appropriately. Please o b j e c t t y p e R C ) , l i n k t h i s r u l e c o n t a i n e r w i t h c a l l u p p o i n t

note that message control is user-dependent. For more information, see Overriding the Message Log.

The system does not automatically check the capacity when you create a re-registration or admission. When you perform these activities, the system calls the VSR rules; you can therefore set up a capacity check by creating the required rule container and assigning this rule container to the relevant callup point.


The maximum capacity of E2 is 20 places each.

SM1 is 50 places. The capacity of the assigned

E1 and

40 bookings are therefore possible in this case. The 41st

booking will not automatically be made as both

are already booked to capacity. The university must then decide if it wants to schedule a


with 10 places to fully book this

. (Alternatively, the university could overbook

one of the business events using the message override function.)

As both

are booked, the university has scheduled another business event E3 with 20

places. You can now make another 10 bookings until the 50 places reserved for the module are fully booked. Then no more bookings can be made for E3, even if 10 places are still available. (For

example, if

E3 were also assigned to a

that has no bookings, additional bookings

could be made.)

The maximum capacity of

SM2 is 100 places. The capacity of the assigned

SE1 and

SE2 (same content) is 50 places each. SE1 includes lecture E1.1 with 50 places and tutorials E1.2 and E1.3 with 25 places each. SE2 includes lecture E2.1 with 50 places, and tutorials E2.2 and E2.3 with 20 places each.

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