How do I configure automatic approval for people using the timesheet feature?

The most often desired configuration is for all users, or all users in a resource OBS tree, to have their timesheets automatically Approve when that user first Submit’s the timesheet.

As an Administrator, this is accomplished using the Edit Rights dialog.

Under the Right dropdown, select the T3 right. Then assign it to a node.

NOTE: The user to which the T3 right is assigned will be displayed as the Approver when you look at the user’s timesheet. So choose a user that makes sense for the node, or more commonly, choose a System account to represent the Approver in all T3 cases.

Only one user should have T3 rights to a node.


When you only want to allow a specific user to have their timesheets auto-approved, assign that user the T2 right.