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Can you grant a specific user project permission to edit/add Post Functions without jira admin? Edited

My question is about Jira Software Project Roles and permissions.   I have a user that is trying to add a new Post Function but don't have the permissions add/edit the existing project function.  He already has project administrator roles. 

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Jack Community Leader Jan 25, 2021

you can give the project admin rights for that project only.

Jack Community Leader Jan 25, 2021

and they cannot edit workflow? hmmm, i see you are on server but would have thought it would work as it does in cloud.

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John Funk Community Leader Jan 25, 2021

Hi Sharon, 

If it is not a Simplified Workflow, then it can only be done by a Jira Administrator. Basically, if it is a shared workflow, only a Jira Admin can update. 

Jack Community Leader Jan 25, 2021

correct I should have conveyed that right off the bat.

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John Funk Community Leader Jan 26, 2021

@Sharon Curtis  - it goes back to the type of workflow that it is. If it is shared across projects or it is not a Simplified Worfklow, project administrators cannot edit it. 

Can you share a screenshot of the workflow? 


Project permissions
Permission Granted to
Administer Projects

Ability to administer a project in Jira.

Extended project administration ENABLED
Grant extended project administration permissions.

Project role
Project lead
Single user

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Hello @Sharon Curtis,

Thank you for reaching out to Atlassian Community!

In order to edit a workflow, the user must be a project administrator so they can access the workflow's page on the project settings, but also, as John and Jack mentioned, they need to be a Jira administrator.

For more information, please check the documentation below:


Thank you Everyone!

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