No permission to complete a sprint

I am in a group called "admin-greenit" and this group is in the "Administrators" project role.

So normally I should have the JIRA Administrators permission for this project, right ?.

However, I cannot complete a sprint in GreenHopper for this project. The "Complete Sprint..." button is disabled with a tooltip : "You must have Project Administrator permissions to complete a sprint".

I found a workaround by adding myself in the "administrators" group but I would like to be administrator but just for this project.

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Joe Wai Tye Atlassian Team Sep 22, 2013

Hi there,

May I know if the sprint that you are currently trying to complete runs across multiple projects? This is because I suspect that you (and the group 'admin-greenit') only have the project administrator permission for this project, but not the other ones that are in the sprint.

On the other hand, the 'administrators' group might have permissions across all projects.

I have several project but I don't have the problem on my others projects and the configuration is the same.

I don't want to be in the 'administrators' group because I don't want to access to Users Management, Add-on,... I would like to be project administrator for this project only.

Joe Wai Tye Atlassian Team Sep 23, 2013

Hmm, so your sprint indeed includes issues from multiple projects?

Well, with that said, do you have the project admin permission for the other projects that are in the sprint as well?

That was it! I was two project in my sprint and I had not 'project administrator permission' on my second project.

Thanks a lot ;)

Check the permission scheme. If it is a custom one the role Administrators may not have the permission "Administer project"

I have a custom permission scheme but the role Administrators have the permission Administer Projects and my user is in the groupe admin-greenit, this groupe is assigned to the role Administrators.

It's why I cannot understand.

And my role...

That was it! I was two project in my sprint and I had not 'project administrator permission' on my second project.

Thanks a lot ;)

I got the same problem on an Agile Board which filters involved only one project which I'm the Project Admin.

When I create Complete Sprint, it referred to other 2 projects which I am not the Project Admin.

The problem is that I can not find where the other projects were referred to in my board. I only query my one project and the configure page showed only that project, nothing for the other 2.

Where am I missing to check ?

Thx

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Please note that there was some changes in JIRA 7.x: 'Manage Sprints' permission was added. 

See related docs: 

* Using-manage-sprints-permission-for-advanced-cases

And KBs:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRAKB/Unable+to+manage+sprint+due+to+missing+Project+Administrator+permissions

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