How to set a Global permissions for managing users but not as an Jira Admin?


I need to create an user to manage the users in Jira but I don't want to give him the Global Permission "JIRA ADMINISTRATOR". Is this possible?



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Hi Mage,

Currently in JIRA, if you want to manage the users you must login as JIRA Administrators, here is the documentation regarding Managing users in JIRA:

However, I found there is an known feature request from other users, that request for a 'User Management' permission alone within JIRA:

Please vote it for the implementation, and add to your watch list for future updates. For more information about how Atlassian implements new features, please refer to:



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No, sorry, they have to be an administrator.

Thank you all!


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