Documentation help wanted for specific topics

Marshall SwEng marshall.sweng at
Mon Jan 5 17:35:45 UTC 2015

Hey Mike,

The "page enumerating these shortcomings" IMHO, would be found at:
I say this by following this trail starting at
1.  "Interested in helping to improve Bugzilla's documentation? See
our Bugzilla
Documentor's Guide <>."
2.  "Finding where we need help
3.  "Lists of documentation bugs:

   - Open bugs in the Documentation Component

I have experience installing and configuring Bugzilla 4.4 on Windows 2008
R2 SP1 using IIS 7.5.7600.  We use LDAP, so I _may_ be able to provide some
feedback there as well.  E.g. bug 922845.

I usually keep very good notes during _all_ installations.  But, it's been
a while.  So our current settings have probably drifted from my initial

That being said, my manager recently gave me permission to contribute to
open source projects.  Time permitting of course.  I'm new to this list,
but I feel I can add some documentation.  At the very least I can give
feedback on my personal experiences.


On Mon, Jan 5, 2015 at 10:54 AM, Mike Hoye <mhoye at> wrote:

> On 2014-12-22 12:41 PM, Gervase Markham wrote:
>> There are some bits of Bugzilla which are not well documented at the
>> moment, because I (and often other Bugzilla devs) do not have much
>> experience with them. In particular, this includes:
>> * Installing on Windows
>> * Installing on Mac OS
>> * Oracle
>> * (incoming email gateway)
>> * LDAP authentication
>> * RADIUS authentication
>> * Groups
>> If you know something, anything at all, about those bits of Bugzilla,
>> please drop me an email.
> Do we have a page enumerating these shortcomings - a bug or not, could be
> anything - that I can point potential contributors at?
> - mhoye
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