Can you limit this to a specific user or usergroup?

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: How to limit user to only browse issues assigned to or reported by them

Ask your question here...

2 answers

0 votes
Joseph Pitt Community Champion Sep 08, 2016

You don't say what 'this' is. However, JIRA works on a grant permission model, not a deny model. So only grant permission to the desired group or role. Using individual users in security is a bad practice. It is too easy to forget to delete them or replace them with their replacement when they leave. Even if you only put one user in a group or role use a group or role. then you can easily add another person to cover vacation if nothing else.

Hi Joe,

thank you for the reply. Indeed, i know it is best practice to not assign security to individual users.

What i'm trying to accomplish is to set the issue security so that only users who are member of a specific group, can only see the issues reported by, or assigned to, them. 

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...

2,722 views 17 21
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