Occasionally a subscriber will have a property that can be rented in different configurations. A lockout is basically a dependency. For example if Unit A is rented, then don't allow Units B, C and D to rent. Configuring your lockout will block Units B, C, and D if Unit A is rented.
To setup a Lockout visit Properties > Lockout Configuration
Click the Add Lockout button to setup a new lockout.
Lockout Creation / Editing Interface
Look at it like this, "if (insert property name) is rented, then lockout (insert property name)." First choose the property that is being rented from the dropdown, and then..
Choose from the list of available properties, and either click + or drag and drop the property from the left column to the right column.
The properties on the right (Area #3) are the properties that will be blocked off when the property chosen in Step #1 is rented.
Click the SAVE button to save the lockouts.
Blocked Dates as a Result of a Lockout
On the Calendar Tape, after a reservation is made for a property with a lockout dependency, the units locked out by the rental are blocked off in black and a comment is displayed "Blocked due to rental of the Kiwi House." The blocks can be easily removed at any time by double clicking on the block for each unit.
Rules of a Lockout
We have setup a couple of rules to keep the interface manageable.
Single unit properties can only lockout single unit properties; and..
Roomtypes can only lockout roomtypes belonging to the same multi-unit property.