Review spam logs

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GitLab tracks user activity and flags certain behavior for potential spam.

In the Admin Area, a GitLab administrator can view and resolve spam logs.

Manage spam logs


View and resolve spam logs to moderate user activity in your instance.

To view spam logs:

  1. On the left sidebar, at the bottom, select Admin Area.
  2. Select Spam Logs.
  3. Optional. To resolve a spam log, select a log and then select Remove user, Block user, Remove log, or Trust user.

Resolving spam logs

You can resolve a spam log with one of the following effects:

Option Description
Remove user The user is deleted from the instance.
Block user The user is blocked from the instance. The spam log remains in the list.
Remove log The spam log is removed from the list.
Trust user The user is trusted, and can create issues, notes, snippets, and merge requests without being blocked for spam. Spam logs are not created for trusted users.
Users can be blocked and unblocked using the GitLab API.