Jira user with one project

How can I create a user who only has access to one project? I've read around this, but everything I find seems to be out of date (menu options mentioned do not exist).

Thanks in advance!

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Since you tagged this as cloud, this is my best suggestion:

  • Create a Group (https://{host}.atlassian.net/admin/groups), call it whatever you want (e.g. general-access) and put everyone in it except that one person.
  • Go to Permission Schemes (https://{host}.atlassian.net/secure/admin/ViewPermissionSchemes.jspa), edit the Browse Projects permission under Default Permission Scheme and instead of Any logged in user, enter the Group you created.

At this point that one user you created and left out of that Group should not see any Projects.

  • Create a new Permission Scheme where the Browse Projects permission is Any logged in user like it was for the default Scheme before.
  • Go to the One Project (https://{host}.net/plugins/servlet/project-config/{key}/permissions) and apply the new Permission Scheme to it.

End result: users in general-access will see all Projects (also the ones created after this change because you edited the default Scheme), the one User you left out of that Group will just see the Project (or Projects) that you have applied the new Scheme to.

Caveat: every new User you add to your instance that shouldn't be restricted to that one Project will need to be manually added to Group general-access.

Thanks Tõnis, that worked perfectly!

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Hi @Thomas Redstone, 

Also take a look at the accepted answer on this similar question: https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/39569399  

This is a solution I have used in the past to restrict vendors to just one project. 

Hope it helps, 



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