Yes, that's correct. Any user with read access will work.

-David


On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 10:50 PM, neel roy <neelsnewm...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I know that's the usual procedure but that's not going to work because my
> organization do not want to create automation account which has read-only
> access. So I am taking another route.. to use user's account who already
> has read-only access... Now, since Christian said there is ticket based
> auth, I thought that user will give their perforce creds once and then
> reviewboard will take care of ticket based auth. Am I assuming correctly?
>
>
> On Monday, December 30, 2013 12:13:27 PM UTC+5:30, David Trowbridge wrote:
>
>> You configure Review Board with one perforce user account (usually an
>> automation account of some sort). That account needs permission to read
>> changes and files, but doesn't write. Individual users don't enter their
>> own perforce credentials.
>>
>> -David
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 10:39 PM, neel roy <neelsn...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Perfect. I have not decided which version to install but now it has to
>>> be 1.7.x :) BTW, before looking in the documentation I think the procedure
>>> would be that user gives his\her own password in password field (which
>>> reviewboard stores somewhere I guess), and enable ticket based auth and
>>> that's it?
>>>
>>>
>>> On Monday, December 30, 2013 12:03:52 PM UTC+5:30, Christian Hammond
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Neel,
>>>>
>>>> What version of Review Board are you running? Modern 1.7.x releases
>>>> have a checkbox for enabling ticket-based auth, and will auto-fetch a
>>>> ticket as needed.
>>>>
>>>> Christian
>>>>
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>>>> On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 10:30 PM, neel roy <neelsn...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>  Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> From what I understand to use perforce with reviewboard, I have to
>>>>> login with p4 -a -p, take the ticket that this command outputs to the
>>>>> screen, and put it in the password field in reviewboard. Problem is 
>>>>> tickets
>>>>> that are generated in my organization expire in 24 hours (and we cannot
>>>>> have account whose ticket does not expire). That means whichever user we
>>>>> will choose, he\she will need to do this process every day. I want to
>>>>> automate this process. Is there a script or facility available with
>>>>> reviewboard or with someone who has faced this problem which automates 
>>>>> this
>>>>> process?
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks in advance,
>>>>> -Neel.
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