How can I set Project Permissions?


I have two projects (1 and 2), and three groups (A, B and C).

Project 1 should only be accessible for A and C, not for B
Project 2 shoud only be accessible for B and C, not for A

Where can I set project access?



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Go into the project users and remove the "JIRA users" group from the roles.  That stops "everyone who can log in can see your project"

Now put groups A and C into the users role in project 1, and B (and C?  I think you've miskeyed there) into project 2.

You write: "go into the project users",... how do I get there?

Feeling really stupid over here! Back again:

So with the link you have send me, I can assign project roles.

It is still not clear to me how I (ie) can give access to project 1 for groups A and C

What does that have to do with roles?


The permission scheme is a set of rules that says "grant access to this project to people who match this rule". Most people don't start playing with them until they've messed around with project users a bit first, and I was assuming you haven't either. If that's true, then you have the default scheme which includes a rule that says "allow access to people in the role of 'user'". So adding groups A and C to the role of 'user' in project 1 works out to "give access to everyone in A and C to project 1"

(Don't feel stupid, the layers of rules in Jira like this one is powerful, flexible and leads to quite a barrage of complex new stuff when you first encounter them. Took me ages to get how roles work when they arrived in 3.6 and I still get screen-schemes wrong almost every time I try to do anything clever with them)

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