JIRA OnDemand, "project already exists"

Hi, i tried to create a project called "QA Team", with key QAT, it said "error, please check with JIRA admin" I am the jira administrator.

when i tried to create the project again, it said "project name already exists", but i don't see it in the list of projects.

Is it possible to reset the name and key so that i may be able to use it?

Thank you

-Philip

3 answers

the project does not show up at all? check under project list or go to jira admin > projects and see if it shows there and edit the project. In there you can change the key.

it doesn't show up under Projects -> View All Projects

but it does show up under JIRA ADMIN -> Projects

how do i get it to show up under projects -> View all Projects

under jira admin > project slect the project you want and click administration. Go under permissions and and check the permissions for "brose projects" you can change to or add jira-users

Yup, sounds like you don't have access to the projects.

Remember Admin rights give you access to admin functions, not everything automatically (because that's a terrible access model), so if you want to see a project as a user, you need to make sure you give yourself permissions

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published Monday in Jira Software

How large do you think Jira Software can grow?

Hi Atlassian Community! My name is Shana, and I’m on the Jira Software team. One of the many reasons this Community exists is to connect you to others on similar product journeys or with comparabl...

688 views 6 13
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