Is it possible to impersonate the Discobot?
Yes, if the account is a developer account (from
app.yml) - adding this information from @JammyDodger in case this message is marked as solution.
I believe only sysadmins can impersonate Discobot (ie. the accounts of the emails in the app.yml). Same for system, and I think other admins too.
I’m kinda curious to know why anybody would want to impersonate discobot. What’s your use case?
I tested by creating a new admin account and I indeed can’t impersonate Discobot with this one.
I edited my previous message
People having a party with a disco ball and want a user that loves discoing (If that’s a word)
I can confirm this. I sometimes need to impersonate other admin accounts (long story…) and had to add my admin account’s email to app.yml before I could do so.
I added my mail address my admin account to containers/app.yml in
DISCOURSE_DEVELOPER_EMAILS and the mail of the admin I want to impersonate. But when I open the account in admin settings, there is no “Impersonate” button.
What did I forget?
Did you rebuild the app?
Ok, I had already thought about that. Thanks, then I know now.
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