How to assign ADMINISTER permission to a normal User?

Hello everybody,

how can I assign Admin permissions to a normal user when I am a loggedIn User that is also a normal User. Is this possible in a JIRA Plugin?

My background is to change the owner of a filter. To do that I have to be ADMINISTER to assign the owner of a filter to another user.

Please help me.

1 answer

If you don't have jira-administrator permissions you can do that using your database.

Use the following query to put the user "test" on group jira-administrators using postgresql

update cwd_membership set lower_parent_name='jira-administrators',parent_name='jira-administrators'  where child_name='test'

After that restart your JIRA instance and the user will be member of that group.

Hope this helps and let me know if there's something else I can help you.
Best regards.
Diego Zarpelon
Atlassian Jira Support Engineer

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