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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
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Learn how to hide a specific issue from the user within a project

Currently, only the users who are part of the jira-testers group can access Project For Test Management. The user may be part of other groups, but they must be part of jira-testers to be able to view this project.

Imagine a scenario when there is a need to hide certain issues from all the users who are not part of a particular group. This is just an example that we will implement here, but in reality, there could indeed be such cases. This can be achieved by creating an issue security scheme:

  1. Go to Administration | Issues | Issue Security Schemes and click on Add Issue Security Scheme at the bottom. In the following screenshot, enter the Name and Description:

  2. Click on the Add button to continue.

  3. Under Operations, click on the Security Levels link:

  4. Enter the Name and Description of the security level and click on the Add Security Level button:

  5. Once created, click on the Add link under Operations for this security level and...