How to get permission to add user to watchers list

I am an user and I cannot add myself as a watcher in any issue.

Scenario 1

I click on the number icon near the watchers field in the Issue screen

A little box shows up which prompts me to enter the user name

I enter the user name and hit enter . then the system displays "There was an error adding watcher. User xxxxx is not allowed to add watchers to this issue.

scenario 2 :

when click on the number icon near watcher field i don't see the little box to add user

I am not able to add user to watchers list , I created the issue though.

I think this must something to do with permissions. could you please help me with this?

Thanks,
Rohini.

5 answers

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Accepted Answer
5 votes

Project Administration -> Permission -> Scheme -> Actions-> Edit Permission

Regards,

Fabio

I don't have 'Project Administration' :( . I guess that option should be visible for administrative user, right?

2 votes

Hi Rohini,

In order to do that you need to manage the permission scheme related to your project. There's a specific permission "Manage Watchers" that is used for these purposes.

Hope this helps.

Fabio

Hi Fabio,

Thank you for the reply. But where can I find 'Manage watchers' ?

Thanks,
Rohini

1 vote

you're welcome

That worked :) now I am able to add watchers to issue :)

Thanks a lot !

How would I add Karma to you?

1 vote

I'm happy for that. Just vote up my answer and like one of my comments!

0 votes

correct! you need to be an administrator to do that

Okay!! Let me check with the Administrator of my project.

Thanks much :)

That worked :) now I am able to add watchers to issue :)

Thanks a lot !

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