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Sometimes it’s important to understand how far your Jira application has strayed from the default configuration. Was that setting there from the beginning or did an application administrator add it eons ago?
To find out, visit Admin > System > Global permissions in your application. Then use this baseline list to compare your Jira settings to the default.
Initial settings for Jira Cloud and Jira Server/Data Center v8.15 are included below. I keep fresh and untouched application instances around so you don’t have to!
Create and administer projects, issue types, fields, workflows, and schemes for all projects. Users with this permission can perform most administration tasks, except: managing users, importing data, and editing system email settings.
View and select users or groups from the user picker, and share issues. Users with this permission can see the names of all users and groups on your site.
Share dashboards and filters with other users.
Create and delete group filter subscriptions.
Modify collections of issues at once. For example, resolve multiple issues in one step.
Create projects separate from shared configurations and schemes. Next-gen projects don’t affect existing projects or shared configurations like workflows, fields or permissions. Only licensed users can create next-gen projects.
Ability to perform all administration functions. There must be at least one group with this permission.
Ability to perform most administration functions (excluding Import & Export, SMTP Configuration, etc.).
Ability to select a user or group from a popup window as well as the ability to use the ‘share’ issues feature. Users with this permission will also be able to see names of all users and groups in the system.
Ability to share dashboards and filters with other users, groups and roles.
Ability to manage (create and delete) group filter subscriptions.
Ability to modify a collection of issues at once. For example, resolve multiple issues in one step.
Ability to browse all archived issues.
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