Report abuse

You can report abuse from other GitLab users to GitLab administrators.

A GitLab administrator can then choose to:

  • Remove the user, which deletes them from the instance.
  • Block the user, which denies them access to the instance.
  • Or remove the report, which retains the user’s access to the instance.

You can report a user through their:

Report abuse from the user’s profile page

To report abuse from a user’s profile page:

  1. Anywhere in GitLab, select the name of the user.
  2. In the top right corner of the user’s profile, select Report abuse ( note ).
  3. Complete an abuse report.
  4. Select Send report.

Report abuse from a user’s comment

To report abuse from a user’s comment:

  1. In the comment, in the top right corner, select More actions ( ).
  2. Select Report abuse to admin.
  3. Complete an abuse report.
  4. Select Send report.
note
A URL to the reported user’s comment is pre-filled in the abuse report’s Message field.

Report abuse from an issue

  1. On the issue, in the top right corner, select the vertical ellipsis ( ).
  2. Select Report abuse.
  3. Submit an abuse report.
  4. Select Send report.

Report abuse from a merge request

  1. On the merge request, in the top right corner, select the vertical ellipsis ( ).
  2. Select Report abuse.
  3. Submit an abuse report.
  4. Select Send report.