Watcher name invalid

Hi,

How do I add watchers on the JIRA on-demand version?

This question is not related to questions of "how to add a watcher when creating an issue".

I tired adding an watcher on a issue after creating it. I have tried this for all team members as we are a small team.

I get an error message stating that "the value [name of watcher] is invalid".



4 answers

1 accepted

Accepted Answer
0 votes

Hello Harpreet,

please, could you check if you have "Browse Users" permission for the project?

Hope this helps,

Fabio

Do you have the Manage Watchers permission in this project?

And do you have the global browse user permission?

Best regards,

Peter

Hi,

Thanks for the swift answers!

I don’t think I have the sufficient access rights to check that. I will have to check with my colleague when he returns from his vacation on June 2.

BR
/Harpreet

Hi,

My colleauge is now back from his vacation and together with him I was able to add the "Browse Users" permission on the Global level for all of our projects. This solved the issue!

Thanks alot for the help!
/Harpreet

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Sep 18, 2018 in Jira

What modern development practices are at the heart of how your team delivers software?

Hey Community mates! Claire here from the Software Product Marketing team. We all know software development changes rapidly, and it's often tough to keep up. But from our research, we've found the h...

20,926 views 2 7
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