Global documents accessible to all logged in users

Alex Christensen Community Champion Feb 23, 2015

I asked a similar question here, but this option only works if all JIRA users also have access to the document repository we would link to. While all of our employees have access to a shared document repository that we could link to, our clients don't have access to that same shared document repository for confidentiality purposes.

To give you an idea of what we want to do - basically, a user might see a section in the header called "Files." Clicking this will bring the user to a list of files that users can view/download (they can't upload).

Confluence could do this, but we're not currently in the place to choose Confluence as an option. Are there any alternatives? I've looked into some plugins like this one, but this is a per-project solution, whereas we need a global system-wide solution.

Thanks for your help!

1 answer

This widget could not be displayed.

The Documents for JIRA add-on you looked at (https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.stonikbyte.jira.plugins.project-docs-plugin/server/overview) is a good solution. You could create a JIRA project just for using it as a "global document repository" and provide access to your entire organization (authenticated in users for example) through the project Permissions Scheme. The add-on offers also a document tree gadget that you could add to your System Dashboard to make the documents repository visible for everyone. 

If you need any help on this, our support (support@stonikbyte.com) would be happy to assist you.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Tuesday in Jira

What modern development practices are at the heart of how your team delivers software?

Hey Community mates! Claire here from the Software Product Marketing team. We all know software development changes rapidly, and it's often tough to keep up. But from our research, we've found the h...

150 views 1 3
Join discussion

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