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How to change a board administrator?

The documentation says this, but there is no Administrators field under board settings.  What is up with that?

Changing a board's administrators

A board's administrator is the only person who can change the configuration of a board along with JIRA administrator users. By default, the administrator of a board includes the person who created it. If you are a board administrator or a JIRA administrator, you can change the administrators of a board. See Permissions overview for more information.

  1. Navigate to the desired board, then select more ) >  Board settings.
  2. On the Board settings screen, click any of the name(s) in the Administrators field (a 'pencil' icon will appear when you hover over them).

  3. Enter the names of the desired users or groups. If you start typing the name, a list of users and groups will be suggested. Press the Enter key when finished.
    Note, the suggested user list will not display if you don't have the 'Browse Users' global permission. However, you can still enter the user names and group names manually. See Permissions overview for more information.

You may also want to give the new administrators rights to manage the JIRA filter on which the board is based – see the JIRA Admin documentation on Managing shared filters.

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Are you a board or JIRA admin?  And what type of board is it?  I have a feeling this only applies to Scrum and Kanban boards in Software, not Core boards.

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