Project admins to configure security scheme for his project

Hi All

I want to let project admins create issue security schemes for their projects something similar to the way they can create components and versions.

I need this feature because there are hundreds of projects and each project has a different issue security needs. At present jira admins are becoming the bottleneck in creating issue security schemes for projects or editing existing ones. This current solution is not scalable.

I know out of box jira does not allow this and there is a feature request already in place

I want to know

1. if there are any plugins available in the marketplace which can unblock me in the medium term.

2. Any workarounds possible.?

1 answer

1 accepted

1 vote

1. Nope, and 2. Not really.

You could try to rig up some complicated request/workflow/post-function-hack, but however you approach it, you're going to need some coding that bypasses the "only admin can change this setting" thing.

Having said that, I've generally found that bottlenecks in Jira administration are only really caused by being forced to rely on maintaining groups inside the application, rather than using external authentication (and group management) combined with generalised permissions and security schemes.

Thanks Nic for your response.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,323 views 14 20
Join discussion

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
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot