Giving non Admin access to create Projects

Is it best practice to give non admin's access to create projects?

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Daniel Wester Community Champion Jan 27, 2014

You can use our add-on ( https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.wittified.jira.project-creator) to let non-admin's create projects. We tried to combine the best of both world's - you can use your expertise as an admin to come up with a standard set of "templates" that suits your organization and then delegate the actual project creation to a set of "power users". Feel free to ping me at daniel at wittified.comif you have any questions about it.

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You cannot let users create projects unless they are JIRA admins. Recommendation would be to grant the admin rights only to a handful of people as they will be able to do pretty much everything in JIRA.

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How to create a self service create project page if you also are a Confluence user. Otherwise, you could do some scripting to provide some command line support using JCLI and similar techniques.

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