Counting active Jira users (Jira v6.1.5)


We have still unlimited JIRA license plan and want to know how many active users we have currently. I have been looking at this KB-article which is filtering users active=1 and where users are having membership. But in addition it also check schemepermissions which i don´t understand why. Can anyone confirm that this is relevant for this query?

The definition of active user counting in the license is that active=true and that he has permission to jira_users group.

Here is the SQL query:

SELECT DISTINCT u.lower_user_name
FROM   cwd_user u
       JOIN cwd_membership m
         ON = m.child_id
            AND u.directory_id = m.directory_id
       JOIN schemepermissions sp
         ON Lower(m.parent_name) = Lower(sp.perm_parameter)
       JOIN cwd_directory d
         ON m.directory_id =
WHERE  sp.permission IN ( '0', '1', '44' )
       AND = '1'
       AND = '1';

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Tarun Sapra Community Champion Nov 21, 2014

In the Global permissions in JIRA see the groups which constitute top 3 permissions and then in the groups section of JIRA the number of users in those groups are basically the total active users. Mostly it's the jira-users group which has all the active user it's based on the global permission JIRA users in the global permission section.

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Thanks for the reply, but Im stilling wondering whether schemepermission is something I should bother with.

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