I used to be able to add users using my credentials. It seems that since JIRA6.2 update, I lost the rights... Now I see a button "Leave JIRA to go to User Management" on user management menu entry. Upon clicking on the button, I get redirected to a login page that asks for my credentials, after submiting the information I get a page with error code 403 forbidden.
This is experienced when the administrator is not part of the site-admins group. That group is the new group that grants access to the new User Management section.
Here is the bug with more details UNIFIED-26 - lack of "site-admin" membership causes login loop when trying to access the user management
...PermissionsStartOnly=true User=www-data Group=www-data ExecStart=/opt/jira/bin/startup.sh ExecStop=/opt/jira/bin/shutdown.sh TimeoutStartSec=120 TimeoutStopSec=600 PrivateTmp=true [Install] WantedBy...
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