Restricted Edit access to custom fields in JIRA

HI All,

I have a custom field called " unique complaint number" being poulated from my another software. I want to give edit access to only one particular group who can take care of JIRA on super level. Currently when I leave it on Edit issue screen all people who have edit access can edit this field. I do not wish them to be able to edit that field.

Can you suggest a way out?

Thanks for your help.

1 answer

1 accepted

0 vote

Jira does not do "field level security", so in theory you can't do this.

The two standard workarounds are

1. Use the Quisapps field security plugin

2. Remove the field from the "edit" screen, put it on it's own screen and use that screen in transitions that you can protect with conditions to prevent the wrong people changing it

Hi Nic,

Thanks for a prompt response.

I am using ondemand. I could not find that plugin.
Can you elaborate on 2nd point? How should I add the screen in transition?

Thank you Nic.

I could use the 2nd workaround and my problem is solved :)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Tuesday in Uncategorized

Friday fun: how many celebrates Midsummer holiday or is this a Swedish tradition only?

Any other country that celebrates Midsummer holiday (this friday 22 June)?  

42 views 3 1
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