Audit blocking user via API

Merged Tan Le requested to merge tle-audit-block-user-via-api into master

What does this MR do?

An audit event is recorded when user is blocked via Admin (!24930 (merged)) and it was decided that the API counterpart was not in-scope as part of that MR.

This is to ensure we complete that feature and extend audit event to also cover user blocking using API (

Related issue #251 (closed)


The audit events view can be accessed via Admin Area > Monitoring > Audit Log. This is only available for GitLab Premium & GitLab Ultimate.


Does this MR meet the acceptance criteria?


Availability and Testing


If this MR contains changes to processing or storing of credentials or tokens, authorization and authentication methods and other items described in the security review guidelines:

  • [-] Label as security and @ mention @gitlab-com/gl-security/appsec
  • [-] The MR includes necessary changes to maintain consistency between UI, API, email, or other methods
  • [-] Security reports checked/validated by a reviewer from the AppSec team
Edited by Tan Le