Each bug in Bugzilla keeps track of changes made to it. You can view these changes by clicking the History link at the top right of the page. The obvious question is “what gets tracked?” The answer is “a lot, but not everything” Specifically these fields are tracked: Unfortunately descriptions and comments are not tracked.
Bugzilla: Don’t Allow Users to Add Attachments
To prevent users from attaching files to bugs: Go to Administration / Parameters / Attachments and set both maxattachmentsize and maxlocalattachment settings to 0.
Bugzilla: Changing Attachment Upload Limits
The upload limits are set within Bugzilla. Go to Administration / Parameters / Attachments and take a look at the maxattachmentsize setting.
Creating a Bugzilla Backup
You can create a backup of your Bugzilla database at any time. First log into your control panel at https://devzing.com/login Then choose Info & Backup from the Bugzilla menu. Then click the Create Backup button. Your backup will be scheduled and you will receive an email when it completes with a link to download it. […]
Bugzilla: Getting Started
There are only a couple of things you need to do to get started using your Bugzilla: Adding products Bugzilla comes with one product pre-installed – “TestProduct” the easiest thing to do is to edit this product to be your own. A product is the “big bucket” that everything fits into. For example the product […]
Bugzilla: Setting up security/permissions
How to setup Bugzilla security Bugzilla administrators are often asked to set up products that only a limited number of users have access to. This is very true in professional service organizations where the internal team needs to see all the bugs, but the individual clients should only see the bugs related to their project. […]
Subversion: Bugzilla Integration
You can now have every subversion commit message added to specific Bugzilla issues. You do this by specifying the bug number in the commit message with the word “bug” or “issue” just before it. For example: This commit fixes issue 145 by fixing the CSS. The integration will look up Bugzilla issue 145 and add a […]
Bugzilla: Searching with Relative Dates
Bugzilla has a hidden feature that lets you search (and report) by relative dates. For example, say you wanted to search for everything where the status was changed in the last week. If today is March 8th the obvious way to do this looks like: Of course if you wanted to run this every day […]
My Bugzilla sends too many emails
By default Bugzilla sends emails for a number of different reasons. As a user you can control the kinds of emails you receive by navigating to Preferences / Email Preferences. There you will see a grid email types and triggers. Select those that make sense for you. As an administrator you have a few more […]
Importing bugs into Bugzilla
From an existing Bugzilla If you have an existing Bugzilla you’d like to move to devZing we are happy to do that at no additional charge. We’ll even do it more than once to give you a chance to try us out with your data without having to commit. Please contact support and we’ll let […]