JIRA Project Permissions

We are using jira 7.2.4 and I am a project lead. Our jira admins don't have permissions defined to allow project leads to modify their projects workflows, issue types, fields and screens. Is this a fundamental limitation or is it possible to allow each project lead on the server to manage their own workflows without affecting other projects?

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7.3 allows for some workflow changes

7.4 adds a flag so your admins can stop your project leads making a mess with it

7.5 adds the ability to modify the screens

So, you'll need to upgrade to get some of those functions

Hi Nic, 

Would a permissions scheme be required in the newer versions to allow this granular control.


The thing they added to 7.4 was indeed a line in the permissions scheme.

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On Jira 7.2.4 it is not possible. This possibility appeared only from version 7.3. You can read more about it here


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