How are the users count against the licence?

How are the users count against the licence in jira, stash, confluence and especially crowd? I'm using crowd as a SSO and want to use a internal crowd database for users of the customer. but only some of them (2 -5) should authenticate in jira and the other products. All other users created are only to assign the right reporter in for example in jira issues and support request.

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users that are in the group "jira-users" have the possibilty to login to jira.

for confluence it should be "confluence-users"

those count against your license.

so just add your 2-5 users to this group

Isn't there a license section in administration too?
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Hi Patrik,

Any user who can login to the application and perform actions in the instance is treated as a licensed user and counts against the license. The capability to assign a reporter in JIRA requires the permission to login to the application, so in that case each of the users you are referring to would require a login but they would have different permisisons in the application.

All the best,

Realy? I have tested this in a evaluation environment. The additional customer users are listed in the active users count of crowd, but are not allowed to login in the jira application (configured in crowd). He shows up and I can assign the customer as reporter to issues.

Where can I see the user count in JIRA? In System -> Licence is only a User Limit field.


you will see a line such like

Displaying users 1 to 20 of <someNumber>

"Displaying users 1 to 20 of <someNumber>"

Not really usefull, because the users, who can't login are also shown there. But are they counted against the jira licence?

What about filtering "jira-users"?

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