How can I set the default JIRA home page to not be the agile board in v6.4?


A recent JIRA upgrade has seemingly set the agile board as a default for all projects and users, and selected an unusual default agile board.  While logged in individual users can change their JIRA Home to Dashboard, the defaults are pretty confusing to non-logged in users and many users.

Where can this default be changed?  How can it be set for anonymous users.

Note this is a deployment with an Open Source license at (thanks Atlassian!)

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I assume you have already followed the steps at to set a default dashboard for your users?

You should then look at the instructions on to see the options available with regard to the home page. 

You may need to define an appropriate Agile Board which is available to anonymous users in advance of setting the defaults if you do not already have one.

Hope this helps.


Thanks for trying Phill, but unfortunately, that doesn't help since we do have a default dashboard and the question is specifically about not-logged-in-users. The default dashboard was the previous behavior, and that's what we'd like to get back to. The second link doesn't say anything about anonymous users.

I will pull up a development copy of 6.4 tomorrow and try and reproduce your scenario. I do not have one to hand at the moment and it is nearly midnight here. Hopefully someone else may be able to step in and help before then. If you solve it on your own please let us all know how.

I wasn't able to find a solution on my own. Any luck? This seems to be asked about elsewhere.

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