[service-announce] October 20 Gerrit Outage Update

Jeremy Stanley fungi at yuggoth.org
Thu Oct 29 23:24:38 UTC 2020

On 2020-10-21 13:06:22 +0000 (+0000), Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> On 2020-10-20 22:50:42 -0400 (-0400), Mohammed Naser wrote:
> > There is no need for us to have anyone with admin powers to
> > Gerrit at all times, we've done enough automation to sustain us
> > and a manual 'circuit breaker' of adding a user *IF* necessary
> > should be put in place.
> Yes, we've discussed this already in the past. Our use of OpenID
> makes it harder to switch between different Gerrit accounts with the
> WebUI (though maybe less so now that browser containers are a
> thing). But also, alternative accounts with no OpenIDs at all could
> be used to perform routine administrative tasks like adding initial
> users to new groups. It's certainly looking like a compelling
> option.

An implementation for this is up for review, if anyone's interested
in taking a look: https://review.opendev.org/760051
Jeremy Stanley
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