CodeBarrel - Automation for JIRA - disable edits by project admins?

am I right to assume that disabling the module (in UPM):
Project automation (automation_project_admin) 

will prevent project admins from editing the automation rules? 

we have too many tinkerers/project admins who might start 'playing around' and might abuse the system. would like to open this plugin only to system admins for the rollout time. 


4 answers

0 votes
Andreas Knecht Community Champion Feb 16, 2017

Hi there!

Yes that is correct - to some degree smile.  It will hide the link in project admin.  Please note however that this is really only security by obscurity.  In other words if a crafty project admin knows the URL of the automation admin page, or can send requests directly the the REST API they'll still be able to create/edit rules.

To solve this properly we need to implement (an actual configuration UI allowing you to define fine grained access and security checks for project admins).



Hi ,

we faced the same problem as any large company - higher probability of project admin fools in it. So we resolved it by hidding the element in banner with :


and implement the automation rules on request.

@Andreas: go ahead and implement simple permission model here. Thank


Andreas Knecht Community Champion Aug 20, 2017

@Roman Smatana has now been implemented to the point where global admins can configure access only for certain project admins (using group membership) in the global admin 'Automation rules' section.

Hi Andreas,

Thanks for implementing. What version of plugin ? we use: 3.3.12 . I presume latest one? Many thanks

Andreas Knecht Community Champion Aug 21, 2017

Hi Roman,

We implemented this quite a while ago in 2.1.2. Your version should definitely have this already in the global admin section:




Hi Andreas, ups, that's nice. Thanks for navigating me there.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Monday in Confluence

Organizing your space just got easier - Page Tree Drag & Drop is here

Hi Community! I’m Elaine, Confluence Product Manager. You may have read my earlier post about page tree in space navigation sidebar. I'm excited to share another improvement that helps you organize ...

81 views 3 4
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you