Making a kanban board Read-Only



Is it possible to make a kanban board read only? 

I only want restrict access via this view and not on the issues itself.




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Hi Chetna,

This would only work if you made the project that contains those issues read only.

Why do you want to make the Kanban Board read only and not the issues themselves?

Best regards,


Hi Peter

This is because we have the same issues (plus more) showing in different boards for different groups of people. To limit the confusion I had wanted to make one of the boards read only. However some of those people should be able to edit the same stories on other boards.

I didn't think it was possible without changing a person or projects access, but was worth asking in case I was missing something.



Hi Chetna, if I'm correct permissions on the project determinate if someone can make a change in the issues of the rapid-board.

Make sure that people you don't want to be able to make changes don't have permissions on the workflows and in the issues.

If an issue is read-only for an user, he won't make changes on the board for that issue.


Hope this helps!


I have the same question and my reasoning is following: i'm a product owner and I do not want anyone by mistake changing the priorities of the issues. Classical security rule: everyone needs only essential rights to work on his own tasks. Here it would be: read - yes, modify (i.e., change priorities) - no.



Thanks in advance,


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