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Current Reporter Browse Project Permission

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    Totally confusing docs.

    24 Sep 2012
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      this really is.. agreed...

      20 Dec 2012
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    When i'm using Group Custom Field value have the same issue, but this solution didn't help in this situation. Can  someone advise on this? Thank you in advance.


    25 Oct 2012
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      Hi. Did you solve this? I am sitting with the same problem

      21 Oct 2013
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    Can anyone help on how to get this field to appear on my JIRA version 1.6.0_26. I don't have access to the code on my version of JIRA as its a SAAS.

    Any help would be much appreciated.

    07 Mar 2013
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    Sathish reddy

    How to provide browse permission  on particular tickets   to the users , if they are involved in any work flow changes on the particular tickets ?

    13 May 2013
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    Fernando Claros

    We finally were able to activate it and it's working fine. 

    The problem now is that our report-only users can see our versions, and they shouldn't. 

    Does anyone know how could we remove their ability to see our versions?


    16 Oct 2013
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    Erik Saline [BlackPearl PDM]

    I was unaware that adding the Reporter allowed access to all users, is there anyway to add a warning description on the Permissions page next to the Reporter radio button?


    (warning)Adding Reporter to the browser permission will automatically grant all JIRA users permission to view this project.

    09 Jan 2014
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    Ben Strackany

    I would like to add that this is not documented terribly well.

    Thanks for adding this functionality. Our company does contract software development and we have a need to let certain external users report issues but not see any other issues or projects other than the issues they create and projects we allow them to see. Definitely a bit tricky to understand and implement but so far so good.

    Basically what I did was define Project Roles that would work for any project we work on and associated all of those roles with the various permissions I wanted to allow/disallow. I created a Role called "External User" and applied it to all permissions I wanted to allow those users EXCEPT the Browse Project permission. I then added the reporter/assignee "show only projects ..." to the Browse Projects permission.
    Now when defining a new project I can dictate individual users or groups of users that I would like to be walled off using the "External User" Project Role that I've created. 

    03 Mar 2015
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