Is there a role to denote all users of a project ?

Is there a easy way to denote all users of a project ? I assumed that Project(Users) role will include all other roles, but that is not the case. So, now if i want to give a permission such as Create Attachments to everyone in the project, then i will have to add all roles to this permission, such as Developers, QA, Product manager, and also Users.

Isnt there an easier way to do it ? What does the Group(anyone) denote ? is it any user in JIRA or anyone in the project ?


thanks and regards

s dalal

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You will want to use grant permissions to the Project Role(Users) and in your project configuration put the users you want to use that project in the Role for Users.

Group(anyone) allows anyone to see the issue anonymously without logging in. This means people outside your organization can see the issues if this group is used. For privacy reasons you will most likely never want to use Group(anyone). Unless you want outside users to view your issues and are okay with exposing that information.

Actually, you often do want to use Group(anyone), with caveats: - As Marc says, you must be absolutely convinced that you want to expose that project to the world (or at least everyone who can reach your JIRA). For collaborative purposes, that's often VERY useful, and I almost always maintain my JIRA instances with a "JIRA Support" type project, which everyone *should* see. - You must only give them *browse*. Never anything that lets them change data - Previous to Jira 6.3, you needed to make sure you have a condition on every workflow transition (this is now covered by having to explicitly grant "can transition" in 6.3+) - and the killer - your JIRA can respond up to five times faster if you have Browse: Group (anyone)

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Short answer is "no".  I would strongly recommend having a business/admin rule that says "people always have to be in the users role, even if they are in other roles".  But you don't have to.  So there is nothing that says "a user "belongs" to a project".  You need to define a rule, or set of rules for yourself.

(For "anyone", see Marc's answer, it's spot on)

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