These are some of the frequently asked questions on Review Board.

Users are not getting email notifications for review requests and reviews. What should I do?

You must update the Review Board application’s E-mail Server Settings with the user name and password used for the JAMES_RELAY_USER and JAMES_RELAY_PASSWORD tokens. Do this post install or upgrade of TeamForge and Review Board.

Keep the values of the JAMES_RELAY_USER and JAMES_RELAY_PASSWORD tokens handy before you begin.
  1. Log on to TeamForge as a Site Administrator.
  2. Select My Workspace > Admin.
  3. Select Integrated Apps from the Projects menu.
  4. Select Review Board and click Administer.
  5. Click E-Mail from the System Settings pane.
  6. Under E-MAIL SERVER SETTINGS, type the JAMES_RELAY_USER and JAMES_RELAY_PASSWORD values in the Username and Password fields respectively.
  7. Click Save.

What are the software requirements for installing Review Board as an integrated application in TeamForge 18.3?


Which version of Review Board does TeamForge 18.3 support?

TeamForge 18.3 supports Review Board 2.5.6.1.


Which repositories does Review Board support?

Review Board supports only Subversion repositories in TeamForge.


How do I manage users in Review Board?

You can manage Review Board users from TeamForge. Whenever you create or edit users in TeamForge, they are synchronized automatically in Review Board.


Can I specify ‘RB’ as a prefix in my project?

No. You cannot specify ‘RB’ as a prefix in your project. The prefix for Review Board must be unique for every project.


Is it possible to grant TeamForge specific-permissions as part of the system generated Review Board administrator?

No. It is not possible to grant TeamForge specific-permissions as part of the system generated Review Board administrator (integrated application specific role).


Can I use the Review Board ‘Search’ feature after integrating Review Board with TeamForge?

No. TeamForge does not support the ‘Search’ feature of Review Board.


What are the additional features available in Review Board after you integrate it with TeamForge?

Review Board uses some of the TeamForge features like object IDs, links, GO URLs, and SVN integration and associations. For more information, see How does an integrated application interact with other TeamForge tools?.


What are the other TeamForge features which Review Board does not support after you integrate Review Board with TeamForge?

Global search, page component, recent history and project template features of TeamForge are not supported in Review Board.


Where can I find the documentation for Review Board?

You can find the documentation for Review Board here.


How do I rectify incorrect pending review count in Review Board ?

You can reset the counters using the following command and restart the Apache server.

/opt/collabnet/reviewboard/bin/rb-site manage /opt/collabnet/reviewboard/ReviewBoard-2.5.6.1 fixreviewcounts
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