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Which Jira permissions are there?

Each Jira application has different permissions, settings within the application that controls what users of the application can do and see.

There are generally three types of such permissions in Jira applications: global permissions, project permissions, and issue security permissions.

  • Global permissions – apply to the entire application and do not change for different projects. Global permissions control what users can do in Jira as a whole, such as creating and administering projects, managing users, and accessing system information. Only Jira administrators have access to global permissions.
  • Project permissions – control what users can do within a specific project, such as creating issues, viewing and editing issues, creating and managing versions, and administering project settings. Project permissions can be managed by project administrators, who can grant or restrict access to users or groups on a per-project basis.
  • Issue Security Permissions – determine who can view and edit issues based on security levels. Each issue can be assigned to a security level, and only users with the appropriate issue security permission can view or edit the issue. Issue security permissions can be managed by Jira administrators and project administrators.

In conclusion, Jira offers a comprehensive permission system to ensure that users can only access and modify the information they need. Global permissions control what a user can do across the entire Jira instance, project permissions prescribe what a user can do within a specific project, and issue security permissions allow you to restrict access to specific issues based on their security level.

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