Many JIRA instances will have permissions implemented that restrict issues and issue actions to certain users and user groups. Some JIRA instances may not permit anonymous access. In these scenarios, you will be prompted to login to JIRA.
The Login panel will display if you haven't logged into JIRA. There are three things you can do here:
- Log into JIRA: To login to JIRA, enter your 'Username' and 'Password' and click the 'Log In' button.
Checking the 'Remember my login on this computer' checkbox will prevent you from being automatically logged out of JIRA. However, your session will not be preserved, e.g. last search, current project, etc.
- Reset your password: To reset your password, click the 'Forgot Password' link. The reset password page will display. Enter your 'Username' and a new password will be emailed to the email address specified in your JIRA user profile. If you have forgotten your email address, you will need to contact your JIRA administrator for help.
- Sign up for an account: If you do not have a user account, and your JIRA administrator has enabled public signup, you can create your own user account by clicking the 'Signup' link in the 'Not a member? Signup for an account' text. Enter your details and click the 'Sign up' button to create your account.
Please note that your JIRA screen may look different from this screenshot, as the dashboard and colours may have been customised by your JIRA administrator. The links, however, will be the same.