How do I bulk-close old crucible reviews?

Hi,

We have approximately 300 old review tickets open which I'd like to close out, but despite being administrator I seem to be unable to do this - AFAICT only the original author can do this? I have even tried to do this via the rest api, but the "action:closeReview" transition is not available to me - in fact, no transitions are available to me for any review I did not originate, despite having administrative privileges.

I also tried using the /close action, but this also failed due to permissions:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?><error><code>Authorization</code><message>Crucible unauthorised action.</message><stacktrace>com.atlassian.crucible.spi.services.AuthorizationException: Crucible unauthorised action.
at com.cenqua.crucible.model.managers.impl.DefaultReviewManager.changeState(DefaultReviewManager.java:951)
at com.atlassian.crucible.spi.impl.DefaultReviewService$28.doInTransaction(DefaultReviewService.java:1633)
...etc

I would love to have an answer to this, either a facility through the UI or via api.

Thanks!

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Look at your permission schemes (administrator) and find the one used for your project. Edit it and add permission for administrator to close issues.

That worked, thanks - although I needed to grant myself close permission explicitly - I couldn't see a way to blanket-grant this permission to "administrators". As we have several admins, it would be preferable just to grant to anyone with admin privileges. Is this possible?

Thanks again, --Cormac

Create a group like fisheye-administrators and go do Admin menu -> Administrators to make this group an admin group.

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