Upgrade to Jira 7.3 has allowed to many admin rights to project owners

My company upgraded to Jira 7.3 over this weekend and this has now given Project Level Admins the ability to modify Project Workflows.  The tools team that admins Jira does not want this feature.  Out project level admins do not have enough experience with Jira to handle this extra set of abilities.

We currently have 130+ projects and I'd prefer not to edit all of them one by one to remove amy users from the Project Admin settings. Is there a way to do a global edit to either remove users other that the jira-administrator from the Project Admin role?  Alternately is there a way to disable the ability of the Project Level Admin from modifying Project Workflows?

Thanks,

Jeff Houston

1 answer

0 votes

Not yet.

If I have read it correctly, JIRA 7.4 will allow you to disable the ability.

For 7.3, the only thing you can do is share the workflow - the ability to edit the workflow applies only if the workflow is not shared with any other projects.

Interesting, most of our workflows are shared so I'll discuss this with my team. 

Thanks for the information.

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 ...

2,864 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