JIRA - Change Default Project Schemes

Mirek Community Champion May 14, 2012


As you probably know when adding a new project JIRA is automaticaly assigning default schemes to this project after creation.

After I created a project I need to manually assign my custom schemes that are always the same for every new project

I was wondering it is possible to change some seetings to use custom schemes automaticaly after project will be created.

It will save a lot of time..

Thank you very much for your help!


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you could create sort of a project template and copy it using the Script Runner Plugin


Cheers Christian

Yes, it has a copy project built-in function.

Mirek Community Champion May 17, 2012

OK thanks!

So you are saing that there is now way to just go and edit a velocity file or an entry in the database to have new defaults? For example go and change "Default Issue Type Screen Scheme" or its ID to something else?

If not .. were are those informations are stored then? ..

Old post but... it's quite common that the default is just a null value, which maps to eg the default issue type scheme. Changing it would be relatively painful. More easy to just build your own "new project" functionality that creates the project with the defaults that you want. More easy, but probably still difficult enough to not be worth it.

Is there really no way to select another default permission scheme that new projects automatically use, other than to use an marketplace add-on to create new projects?


When you create a project you can select "Create with shared configuration" at the bottom of the screen. This allow you to use all schemes of one project to be used in the newly created project. 

Some more explanations here https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver073/defining-a-project-861253214.html

Thanks, but I was hoping to update the defaults so that a user creating a new project would not need to do anything proactive to select the "correct" configuration.

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