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We've got an Atlassian Connect app for Jira Cloud. When we install the app into a Jira Cloud instance, we want to be able to call the users/search API on behalf of the app. However, when we try, our call to users/search fails with an HTTP 403 (Forbidden).
The API documentation indicates that users/search requires the "Browse users and groups global permission". However, it's not clear how to grant this permission to an Atlassian Connect app. The app descriptor for an Atlassian Connect app is controlled by scopes. Our Connect app declares the READ scope. It's not clear how the scopes relate to global permissions.
Is there something I can do to make the Atlassian Connect app authorized to call the users/search API? Is there something I can do to the Connect app descriptor file to grant the app the "Browse users and groups" global permission?