Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

Next challenges

Recent achievements

  • Global
  • Personal

Recognition

  • Give kudos
  • Received
  • Given

Leaderboard

  • Global

Trophy case

Kudos (beta program)

Kudos logo

You've been invited into the Kudos (beta program) private group. Chat with others in the program, or give feedback to Atlassian.

View group

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Issue level secuirty and reporting

If using issue level security in jira. How does that affect users data view on dashboards

How doesa it affect JIRA  reports.

 

Example I have a query for issues created in the last 30  days which  is displayed as a chart on a dashboard.   Say there are 30  items  returned  but 5 are highly  sesitive and have issue level security applied.

 

As Admin I will  see all  thirty , as a regular user , with their dashbaord 

1) Only show 25 results

2) Show 30 in the chart but only allow view of the 25 the user has access to 

 

For a sprint report , with the same scenario what would a regular user see?

 

 

2 answers

0 votes

If a user cannot see an issue, then they get no information about it.  They can work out that it is or was there, as they will see a "hole" in the issue numbers, but nothing else.  They won't know if the 5 issues are secured or deleted, and the system will behave as though they've been deleted for that user.

So, it is excluded from reports completely.  Your reports will tell the unpriviliged user that there are 25 issues.  The numbers in the sprint report that that user runs will calculate everything off the 25 issues they can see.

Thanks Nic, 

So 2 people could be at the same status meeting with different stats on the same report?

I guess it makes sense but it does seem odd

Yes.  It's one of the things you have to educate your users about if you do decide to use issue security.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you