Website FAQ

 

General questions

How can I contact administrators of jboss.org?

If you didn't find relevant information on the help pages or in this FAQ then you can contact us via our contact form or by email.

Where are the Hibernate forums?

The Hibernate forums can be found at http://forums.hibernate.org

Why is there no Drools (previously known as JBoss Rules) forum?

The Drools project have chosen to use mailing lists rather than forums so please contact them there.

Why is there no RESTEasy forum?

The RESTEasy project uses user and dev mailing lists.

What software runs http://community.jboss.org?

http://community.jboss.org is powered by Jive Software's Social Business Software (SBS) product. It's customized, styled and managed by the JBoss Community Team.

How do I set my status?

Login and select Your Stuff -> Profile. Then click on Let others know what you're up to underneath your name to reveal a text box where you can update your status. If you've already set a status then an (Update) link should be displayed next to it.

How do I restrict a search to only wiki entries?

You need to click on the More options link from the search results page and then select the Articles icon in the What: section.

 

Single Sign On

Which applications/domains allows to log in via SSO server?

These applications resp. domains are involved in SSO:

  1. community.jboss.org (SBS)
  2. issues.jboss.org (JIRA)
  3. docs.jboss.org/author (Confluence)
  4. source.jboss.org (Fisheye)

How to obtain forgotten password

When you are unable to login into Single Sign on server, try to obtain new password using "Forgot your password?" link available on login page.

If you are not able to login even with this new password feel free to contact us.

Remember me feature requires to log in again after few days

When user log in with checked remember me feature then during next visit of any involved domain user is automatically log in.

SSO server do that within 10 days after first succesful login. For security reason you have to re-login after these 10 days.

 

In other words when you use any involved application daily it doesn't mean that you'll be logged in forever. Remember me cookie is valid for 10 days and is not renewed during those 10 days.

 

Remember me feature requires enabled cookies. In case that user delete cookies in browser then automaticall login is not performed next time.

 

User accounts

I lost my password and don't have access to email anymore. How can I reset my password?

In this case contact us via the contact form. We'll reset your password manually.

How do I stop receiving 'Community Updates' emails?

Login and then go to this page: http://community.jboss.org/user-notification-preferences!input.jspa.

 

You can navigate to this page by clicking on Your Stuff -> Profile in the menu and then Edit Preferences in Action box. Then click on the Email Notification Preferences tab.

 

At the bottom of page change the Send me an email summary field to Never and hit Save.

My name has broken diacritics in community.jboss.org

Diacritics are sometimes broken in the jboss.org user profile due to historical reasons. To repair them, follow the instructions in help to edit your profile. Even if diacritics seem OK here, use Edit profile and the Save button to repair them. The new value will be synchronised with your JIRA account the next time you login to http://issues.jboss.org

What is The Master Account?

The Master Account is that account which you use to access community.jboss.org.

What is duplicate account?

In the past you were able to register different accounts with same e-mail and use them in other jboss.org systems (jira, subversion, ...).

If it's your situation you need to set one of these account to be The Master Account and then others accounts will be duplicates.

How to set The Master Account?

Simply login to jboss.org. If our system find any similar account with same e-mail it will help you to set Master Account via simple wizard.

How can I update duplicate accounts details?

Via Master Account. Simply login to jboss.org and update The Master Account. When you do that each duplicate account is also updated with new informations. How to update account is described here.

I have different accounts with same e-mail. Can I use these accounts?

The best idea is to use only one account across all jboss.org systems. If it's possible then do it - use only your Master account.

If you're in situation when you created different accounts and you use each account for different system then you can continue in that.

But remember that now you manage details of these accounts via one account - The Master account.

I have different accounts with different username and e-mail. Can I merge them?

We can merge accounts for you in order to preserve submitted posts etc... whilst giving the benefits of using a single username. Simply send a request stating the usernames of the accounts you'd like to merge using the contact form.

Can I change my username?

Only administrators can change usernames. Please send a request stating the old/new usernames using the contact form.

Can I cancel/delete an account?

If your account has no content associated with it then we can delete it for you. Just send a request using the contact form.

 

If there is content associated with the account then simply remove all the information from the user profile and use Anonymous User for the First/Last names. If you also want the username and email address to be changed then let us know using the contact form.

 

JIRA at issues.jboss.org

How to edit user profile details in issues.jboss.org?

This JIRA instance user profile details (email and full name) are replicated from common jboss.org user profile. Replication is performed during user's login into jira. To change these informations follow instructions in help and then logout and login jira again.

 

Confluence at docs.jboss.org/author

How to edit user profile details in docs.jboss.org/author?

This Confluence instance user profile details (email and full name) are replicated from common jboss.org user profile. Replication is performed during user's login into confluence. To change these informations follow instructions in help and then logout and login confluence again.

 

planet.jboss.org

How to add my feed to be aggregated on planet.jboss.org?

First, you need a jboss.org account. Once you get it please propose a propose a blog. After that we'll check your feed and accept/decline your proposition.


How to change avatar of my feed?

Each blog feed can be associated with your jboss.org account where you can set up your avatar from pre-built avatars or choose your own from your picture. When this association is set then planet.jboss.org uses this avatar. If you want to define your avatar please contact us via contact form and mention your username and feed.