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JIRA 7 Administration Cookbook - Second Edition by Patrick Li

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Allowing users to control permissions

When you have a mixed group of users, such as internal employees and outside consultants, working on the same JIRA project, there will be issues with sensitive information that should only be viewed by internal employees. In these cases, you would want to mark those issues as internal only so that other people cannot see them.

In this recipe, we will look at how to set up permissions to control access at the issue level with issue security schemes.

How to do it...

The steps for setting up issue-level permissions are as follows:

  1. Since JIRA does not come with any default issue security schemes, the first step is to create a new one from scratch:
    1. Navigate to Administration | Issues | Issue security schemes.
    2. Click on ...

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