Co-Admin unable to add users - new to Jira, added new user and made him admin

I added him to the following:


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Hey Gene,


What is probably going on is you added him as a JIRA Administrator and not a JIRA System Administrator.  To find out exactly what groups he needs to be in, Go to Administration -> System -> Global Permissions, and look what groups are needed for System Administrator level.  For our instance this is jira-administrators for both, but I believe the default is to separate them out now.


Hope that helps!

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Makes sense Rodney - I'll have a look.

Thanks for your help.



I'm working with Bryan Ashley - - he purchased Jira for the company and shows as the admin.

He only sees Jira Admin - not Jira Systems Admin:


Alright Gene - based on what I'm seeing here you need to add him to the system-administrators group

We will give it a try - Thanks!!

He says that - That option is grayed out:


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