We have the Cloud version of JIRA and Confluence with the default settings.
I just added a new user and they are able to see all Projects, issues, and all Confluence spaces by default.
New users get the default settings jira-users and confluence-users.
How do we tighten things up to restrict new users from seeing things unless explicitly added to the project or group?
Is there another restrictive permissions theme I can choose from?
It depends exactly what you want to restrict, but this should get you started:
confluence-users groups represent all users of JIRA/Confluence.
If you want to restrict particular JIRA projects and Confluence spaces so that they can't be seen by all users, you need to set up groups to represent those who should see them. For example, you could create a group called, say,
privileged-users for users who have access to view special projects/spaces.
Then you can edit your JIRA project and Confluence space permissions so that only users in
privileged-users get to view the special stuff:
privileged-usersgroup and not "Any logged in user". Then apply that scheme to the special projects that you want to limit access to.
privileged-usersgroup has view permission, and
confluence-usersdoes not. Permissions are additive, so a user who is in both groups will be able to view.
Hope this helps a bit.
You can define an own permission scheme as shown here .
There you have the possibility to set permissions for either a specific user group.
In the permission scheme you only have to edit two permissions to hide them from unauthorized users:
Once you've created that permission scheme you have to set this scheme for the projects you want.
(Another possibility would be changing the default permission scheme, but I would not recommand that)
Hey Marcel, your link for setting up own permission scheme is pointing to: https://confluence.atlassian.com/crucible/creating-a-permission-scheme-298977513.html which is for Crucible, not JIRA.
For Confluence, users are added by default to the confluence-users group. When you create a space, the confluence-users group is given view access to that space by default.
Users must have access to a space in order to view/create pages. Confluence provides access to all spaces and pages "out-of-the-box", and you have to restrict access, rather than granting access.
However, you can set up your own user groups and give those groups permissions only to certain space. You can also go down to the page level and set restrictions on who can view/edit certain pages, so whilst you might give a group permission to view a space, you could also set restrictions on each individual page so that only certain users can view or edit a specific page within that space.
You might find this page and the links in it very useful if you're tying to get your head around users, groups and permissions.
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