Set security on an issue jira software 7.2?

Hi, I found the documentation on how to set up a security scheme in JIRA Software (https://confluence.atlassian.com/adminjiraserver072/configuring-issue-level-security-829827025.html) but this only tells me how to set up the scheme, not how to control the security for an individual issue.  I found a description of that for 6.4 (https://confluence.atlassian.com/jira064/setting-security-on-an-issue-720416296.html) but there's no security drop-down when I edit an issue in 7.2.  I'm quite sure I have permissions to set issue security, and I'm a member of the group I want to set the security to.

Was this feature removed?  Is it a bug?  Have I just not had enough coffee yet and I'm completely missing it?  

As always, help is appreciated!

Maya

 

1 answer

1 accepted

2 votes

The issue security functions have worked the same way from JIRA 3 to the very latest.

As you've checked that you have the permissions, and you're a member of one of the levels, my best guess is that the "security level" field is not on the create/edit screen.

 

Thank you, I was looking for a built-in drop-down, not a field!  Not enough coffee, obviously.  smile

Not your fault Maya, I understoon the same way, I think documentation is not clear. After all explanation how to setup security there is no direct link on how to use it :/ Just saying :)

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 ...

2,831 views 12 18
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