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How do I disable "configure issue layout"

Hi community,

In the new issue view, everyone has the permission to change the issue layout. At least in our configuration. This is quite annoying since it gets changed frequently. 

My question:

Kind Regards,


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Jack Brickey Community Leader Jan 05, 2022

Hi @Andreas Schwarz , it should not be the case that any user can edit the default issue layout. Are you sure this is the case? Can you check to see if these users that are able to edit the issue layout have project admin (or higher) permissions?

you might want to inspect the underlying role or group that your users are put into and if that role or group is given administrative permissions unnecessarily.

Thanks, you are right. We have given administrative permissions unnecessarily. 

I would still like to understand if this can be disabled. Any help appreciated.

Jack Brickey Community Leader Aug 03, 2022

hi @Shannon Masterson , Disabled for whom? It is only available for admins. It cannot be disabled for admins as it is a vital component of administering Jira. If you are having issues with admins changing the issue layout you should consider one of two approaches. 

  • revisit who has admin permissions and the process for granting and/or...
  • documenting and training your admins on the process for approval changes

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