Issue level security - unsuccessful


I have my requirement like this:

User can create an issue and there will be a multi-group field "MyGroups" to be populated while creating. Only the populated groups can access the issue.

Here are my steps to achieve this:

1. Created "issue security scheme" with a single security level "test" by adding this multi-group customfield(MyGroups).

2. Added this security scheme to "MyProject" and enabled "set Issue security" for jira-users in this project permissions.

When I create an issue by adding a group(jira-administrators) into MyGroups, still the issue is accessible outside users of the given group(jira-administrators).

Am I missing anything here in my configuration?

Please help me. Thanks in advance!

6 answers

1 accepted

1 vote
Accepted answer

From what I read I would say there is no security level set on the issue.

When you create the issue, do you set the security level for this issue to "test" by default?

Do you have the permission to set the security level?

Maybe you are looking to do the step than Rambanam says automagically - if so consider using

Setting "test" security level as default solves my problem. Thanks!

I have only one security level and it should be applied to all the issues. So I don't want user(who has perms) to modify the security level manually. I tried hiding "security level" field in my field configuration scheme then it is not working as expected. As I set test as my default security level, the issue should have value test in security level field though it is not show on create/edit issue right? am I missing anything here?

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Jan 08, 2019 in Jira

How to Jira for designers

I’m a designer on the Jira team. For a long time, I’ve fielded questions from other designers about how they should be using Jira Software with their design team. I’ve also heard feedback from other ...

1,266 views 5 10
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

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

Find a group

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

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you