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    Prevents merging a Pull Request unless at least one approver is a considered a Subject Matter Expert for that repository

    Prevents merging a Pull Request unless at least one approver is a considered a Subject Matter Expert for that repository

    Configuration of Subject Matter Experts

    Subject Matter Expert Approval Required

    Once Approved, PR Can Be Merged

    For each repository, you can configure a set of users/groups to be considered Subject Matter Experts. The configuration is easy to use and enables quick setup!

    Once enabled, a Pull Request cannot be merged unless a Subject Matter Expert has approved it (or the author is a Subject Matter Expert)

    Once a SME approves a PR, the PR can be merged!!

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    This plugin is designed for a workflow where certain users (or groups) are required for review of a particular repo. By enabling Subject Matter Experts, a pull request cannot be merged unless a review is approved by at least one user who is considered a 'Subject Matter Expert'.

    There's not much more to it than that!

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    Version 1.1.1 Bitbucket Server 4.0.0 - 4.14.9 Released 2016-04-19


    bugfix for Bitbucket 4.x


    This fixes a bug where the configuration screen may not render correctly if using Bitbucket 4.x


    1. Log into your Bitbucket instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Add-ons. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Subject Matter Experts for Bitbucket via search. Results include app versions compatible with your Bitbucket instance.
    5. Click Install to download and install your app.
    6. You're all set! Click Close in the Installed and ready to go dialog.

    To find older Subject Matter Experts for Bitbucket versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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