Can Application Access page use nested groups?

I would like to be able to use a parent group for the purposes of granting atlassian application access.

Currently:

When enabling nested groups on crowd and jira, and creating a group in crowd to grant application access to jira.
-user A is member of group B, member of group C
-group B is a member of group A

Jira cannot see the members of the nested group A, and when granting application access, group A shows 0 members.

Jira can see members of group C and thus sees user A, but requires adding more than one group to application access page than should be required.

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Hello James,

i want to ask you why you are going to manage the application access on a such complicated way?

Kind Regards

Semi

Because as a user admin, it's not well managed to have members of jira-users and having to manually touch that group all the time, instead of that, use nested groups makes user management less of a chore to touch multiple groups, make changes to one group and it propagates upwards.

Make sense?

Nested groups is an On/Off configuration setting. Documentation at the link below, along with a few gotcha's for different environments and scenarios.

 

https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver/managing-nested-groups-938847047.html

 

Cheers

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