Permission Schemes + Project Roles - Misunderstanding

I thought I had it perfectly right in my head when I went to try this out.

What I'm trying to do: one permission scheme to cover them all

Permission scheme Client Support PS - Browse Project permission > Project Role [Users]
Project 1, Project 2 use Client Support PS
Project 1
assigns Client 1 Group to User Role
Project 2 assigns Client 2 Group to User Role

I expect User 1 in Client 1 Group would only be able to browse Project 1, but instead, they can see Project 2 as well.

I don't understand what's happening here. Could someone explain this? I do not want to be forced to create a scheme for every client.

2 answers

1 accepted

What you described should actually work. Would you provide a screenshot of your permission scheme ?

Also try the JIRA "Permission Helper" to find out some more details.

Sorry. That is how it does work. I didn't realise that the full page of projects the user shouldn't be seeing wasn't actually every single project, just the ones I hadn't gone around to remove 'jira-core-users' from their 'users' role mapping.

In other words: Sam is sleep deprived.

Thanks for the help. Your affirmation at least made me realise the problem was on my end. 

Project permissions are able to be granted based on:

Suppose, In your company there are few roles like developers, tester, project lead, project manager.

Project manager gives task to their team members. then only they do their work. Project Manager should be  see all the details  regarding all the project issue.Developers should be see see only related to assigned  issue and their summary. and same for testers. So JIRA administrator can be manage these things by setting permission over their

For your issue,Create two different permissions schema

Set first permission scheme to first project.


set other schemes to second project.

then it will work as your expectations.

for your reference



Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published yesterday in Jira

5 ways you can make the most of Jira Software and Bitbucket Cloud

As part of the Bitbucket product team I'm always interested in better understanding what kind of impact the use of our tools have on the way you work. In a recent study we conducted of software devel...

53 views 0 5
Read article

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