Project admin role features?


im a little confused with what special previlages would a user receive when he/she is added to "projecat admin" group? im trying to understand the adding users to groups concept and permission restrictions.

when i added a user to the project admin role for that project, she couldn't see the project admin cog icon but she was able to see it when i added her to the "Project admin" group.

why is this ?


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Alex Christensen Community Champion Apr 24, 2017

You should be able to find answers to this in the Permission scheme for that project (under Admin > Issues > Permission schemes). Specifically, look which groups/roles are listed in the "Granted to" column for the Administer Projects permission.

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Nothing, or some, or lots.

The "project admin" group is a group you have set up.  The privileges and rights it gets are *purely* defined by what you have set up in the permission schemes you have. 

  • You might not have used it at all, in which case, the group does nothing. 
  • You might have named it in some or all of the schemes, in which case you'll need to read the schemes.
  • You might have put "role (something)" in your permission schemes and then put the group in that role in one or many of your projects
  • You may have also used the group in global permissions


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