Set all users to read-only

We are about to convert from JIRA onDemand to JIRA on-premisis.

After the conversion, I plan to keep the onDemand instance around for a few days incase there is some question about the data that was converted. I will change the banner, etc., in the old system to warn people not to make changes.

But it would be better if I could make the whole thing read-only. The new and old instances will look very much alike. I don't want some product owner spending several hours updating a project before discovering that s/he was doing so in the old instance.

Ideas anyone?

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You can do it with the permission schemes. Make sure you remove pretty much all permissions except the Browse permissions and you should be fine.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Managing+Project+Permissions

I set up a permission scheme called Viewers. But when I toggle the projects to it, no one can see anything.

But I'm giving up. I just made sure everyone understands no to make edits in the old version.

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