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Permission to create a version without administer project

Is it possible give single users the permissions to create new versions without give the "Administer Projects" permission?

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I don't think so. Versions are being added in the "Administration" screen which is being controlled by the "Administer Projects" permission.

Nic Brough Community Leader Nov 05, 2015

Gabrielle is right, it's a simple permission, you need admin-projects.

Please have a look at Version Manager for JIRA. This allows to manage versions without need for administer project permission.

Yes, this add-on looks like what I'm looking for. But it is not available for Cloud instances

Before I set-up a dirty trick (like a script using the REST API and a generic administrator account), is there any solution for cloud instances?

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Is there really not a free solution for this? JIRA should be providing this out of the box

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If you have Confluence, How to create a self service create project page is an example of providing specific admin capabilities to non-admins. Same technique works for versions.

Please have a look at Version Manager for JIRA plugin. This plugin allows you to delegate create, edit and release of version to user or project role independend from administer project permission.

Best regards
Holger

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