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Edit a user's "Full Name" as a JIRA Administrator

Andre Beland Oct 19, 2016

JIRA > User Management > a user > Edit > The full name field is shown but disabled and not editable. Asked the user to go to his/her profile, edit, manage, etc. – the full name is ok there, but is still wrong in JIRA.

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Silver Ilves Oct 22, 2016

@Andre Beland there is a workaround I found in another topic and it works: https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/39444921

James Wicks Mar 29, 2018

This does not work anymore

Nic Brough [Adaptavist] Community Leader Mar 29, 2018

That is correct.

Cloud uses nothing but "external" accounts now. 

Google accounts or SAML based ones are controlled in their respective directories.

Atlassian accounts belong to the users, not the administrators or the organisation.  Users can change their full name on their account, but random admins can not because it's not their account.

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