I'm trying to move a task to another project. I have exactly the same permissions for both projects, and both projects are on identical permission schemes. Nonetheless, when I try to move the task, I get a warning that security level is required. The task does have a security level set. Please see image.JiraIssue.png
There's a combination of factors here, in both red and yellow boxes. Specifically:
Who created a project has nothing to say about the ownership or privileges in a project.
Administration rights to a project give you admin rights. Not "can do anything" (which is a dreadful permissions model)
To fix this, go to the project administration and look at the permission scheme first. Who can set security levels? Make sure you match that rule first. Then go to the security scheme for the project and read each level in it. Make sure you match at least one rule in there. (Matching the rules usually means sticking yourself in a group or role, and you can remove yourself after doing the move)
If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...
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