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How can I hide the hide Activity section from the issue details screen and project dashboard from a specific user group?

I have a single project that I need a group of external users not to be able to view the activity section for both the project dash board and the individual issues.

I believe that this is not possible by way of Jira Administration but I hope there might be an easy enough change in the back end. I guess this might however affect all projects?

Many thanks in advance

Mark

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Hello. Thank you for your response, it is appriciated.

Unfortunately, im not sure this helps with my query. Im not concerned with the main dashboards/custom dashboards but with the project dashboards and individual issues.

The following question does mention a work around by editing vm script in the back end but i guess this is not supported and would required editing of the vm file every time a new project is added etc..

https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/31276/can-we-disable-activity-stream-on-a-certain-project

As Owen mentioned in the ticket, the more usful part of this is to lock the change down to a specific user group and on issues themselves.

Many thanks

Mark

Hi Mark in fact this is possible configuring the Dashboard that this group of users will use:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Configuring+the+Default+Dashboard

You can use the Default Dashboard or create a new one for them and share it:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Managing+Shared+Dashboards

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