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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My users are not receiving emails from Bugzilla

You should see a message on the screen after submitting the bug that shows the users that were sent emails and those users who were excluded. If the assignee was excluded you are looking at one of the following 2 reasons: Each user can configure whether they receive emails for different event. Go to Preferences/Email […]

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Bugzilla: File a Bug by Email (EmailIn)

Want a fast and easy way to file a bug? Now you can file bugs simply by sending an email. Bugzilla, hosted by devZing, has a feature that allows a user to send an email to an email address. Bugzilla reads the email and automatically inserts a bug into Bugzilla with the content of the email. […]

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Bugzilla: Deleting An Attachment

How do you delete an attachment on a Bugzilla entry? Good question! Attachments in Bugzilla are used to help document a bug. Whether the document you’ve attached was the wrong screenshot, or was attached to the wrong bug record, was uploaded in error (a picture of you and friends out for some Thai food), or […]

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Bugzilla: Watch Another User

Did you know you can track the emails another Bugzilla user receives? If you are part of a team which uses Bugzilla, and (for instance) another Bugzilla user on your team goes on a vacation, you can see the emails Bugzilla sends to that team member.. You can “watch” other user’s Bug Mail. Bugzilla’s “User […]

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Bugzilla XML-RPC Client

From time to time we’ve had people wonder if the XML-RPC API is turned on for their Bugzilla installation. The answer is yes in all cases. Nevertheless it is difficult to verify as Bugzilla will not give you a meaningful response if you go to https://<mybugzilla>/xmlrpc.cgi in your browser. Other customer want to verify the error […]

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Bugzilla Github Integration

This integration will allow you to use GetHub commit comments to update your Bugzilla bugs. This will cause any commit comments to be added to bugs references by the comment. E.g. the commit comment “This fixes bug 123″ will cause “This fixes bug 123″ to be added as a comment to bug 123. You must […]

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Bugzilla: Adding Field Values: Priority

Login to Bugzilla Click the “Administration” link in the header or footer Click “Field Values” link Click “Priority” field Click “Add” link at the bottom A new page to add a new value for the “Priority” field will open. Enter “Value”- required Enter “Sortkey” – required Click “Add” link    

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Bugzilla: Adding Field Values: Severity

Login to Bugzilla Click the “Administration” link in the header or footer Click “Field Values” link Click “Severity” field Click “Add” link at the bottom A new page to add a new value for the “Severity” field will open. Enter “Value”- required Enter “Sortkey” – required Click “Add” link  

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