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.

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Configuring self registration

By default your devZing Bugzilla is configured to not allow users to self register for accounts. If you wish to enable this feature do the following: From the Bugzilla Main Page, navigate to: Administration / Parameters / User Authentication Scroll down the page to this field: To allow anyone to self register for an account enter “.*” […]

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Make your Bugzilla Public or Private

By default your devZing Bugzilla is configured to be private. That is a user must log in before they can see a defect. If your project is open to a wide audience you may want to let anyone view bugs. This can be accomplished by changing the requirelogin parameter. From the Bugzilla Main Page, navigate to: […]

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Bugzilla Backup API

This API allows you to programmatically initiate a backup of your Bugzilla. The URL for the API calls is: https://secure.devzing.com/api/v1/bugzilla/backup?apikey={key} You can find your key in Settings -> Account info. Note that these API calls place a request for a backup onto a queue and return immediately. You will receive an email when the backup […]

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