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Bug 225065 - Can't close my own bugs
Summary: Can't close my own bugs
Alias: None
Product: Bugzilla
Classification: Community
Component: Bugzilla General
Version: 2.18
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium vote
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bernd Groh
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-01-28 14:46 UTC by Bernd Bartmann
Modified: 2014-06-18 08:21 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-01-29 15:26:31 UTC

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Description Bernd Bartmann 2007-01-28 14:46:56 UTC
Description of problem:
I can't close some of my older bugs reported to Bugzilla
gives me the error message: Not allowed
You tried to change the Status field from NEW to CLOSED, but only the owner or
submitter of the bug, or a sufficiently empowered user, may change that field.

I am logged in as and try to close bug #157134 and #158563.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
2.18-rh (

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Comment 1 David Lawrence 2007-01-29 15:26:31 UTC
Unfortunately, bugs in RHEL related products in Bugzilla can only be
transistioned to CLOSED status by certain people. Other statuses are fine. If
the bug needs to be closed, then we ask people to request it in a comment and
the developer should then close the report.

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