Is it possible to assign properties to jira groups?

I would like to have more metadata on my JIRA groups. Currently a group has a name and a list of users belonging to that group. For instance I need also to store per groups the following information

  1. the leader of the group
  2. viewers of the group
  3. approvers of the group

Is this possible somehow?

Possible solution is to maintain all these under User properties.



Stavros Michael


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No.  A group really is a name and a list of users.  There's no other structures you could hang any data on.

I've seen a form of group management in JIRA though - you have a project called "groups", with one issue per group, and whatever metadata you need attached in there.  It has to be manually maintained, and you need extra code in order to use the information, but it did the job for that client.

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Potentially there is a way. JIRA database has place for that, cwd_group_attribute. Though there is no interface for this, one can write directly into the database and get info back from it. But it is very experimental way to do this job.

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