Allow email sender without granting web access to any corresponding user.

I configured JIRA to receive email comments from GitHub by creating a GitHub user account whose email address is my JIRA instance's address, and creating a JIRA user account whose email address is so that JIRA will recognize the GitHub sender address.

I believe this has the unintended side effect of granting access to people who might read email sent to because they could request a password reset and gain access to the corresponding JIRA user account.

Instead, I'd like to make JIRA allow receiving email from without granting any corresponding user access to JIRA other than to send email to it.

Is that possible? If so, how?

Alternatively, is there another way I can make GitHub notifications appear as comments on corresponding JIRA issues?

1 answer

1 accepted

0 votes
Accepted answer
Pedro Cora Atlassian Team Sep 08, 2013

Hi Matt,

Currently it's not possible to send a notification of a private issue like you describe.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 27, 2018 in Portfolio for Jira

Introducing a new planning experience in Portfolio for Jira (Server/DC)

In the past, Portfolio for Jira required a high degree of detail–foresight that was unrealistic for many businesses to   have–in   order to produce a reliable long-term roadmap. We're tur...

2,978 views 19 22
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you