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Last updated Apr 29, 2021

TestFLO Global Permissions

The TestFLO Global Permissions allow to grant a different level of access to use TestFLO operations. If you won’t want every user to have the same permissions, you can restrict them by granting to a given user, group or role.

Steps

To get to the TestFLO Global Permissions:

  1. Go to the Jira Administration > Add-ons.
  2. Click the Permissions page in TestFLO section.
TestFLO Global Permissions

Result

View of the TestFLO Global Permissions page.

Note

The TestFLO Global Permissions can be overridden by project permissions. To get more information see the Permissions tab. Keep in mind that not all permissions can be overwritten.

Permissions overview

Permission Description
Manage Test Repository Allows users to use operations available in Test Repository. Affects functionalities:
  • create a new folder
  • rename a folder
  • move a folder
  • delete a folder
  • add/move Test Case Templates to a folder
  • remove Test Case Templates from a folder
Next Test Plan Iteration Allows users to create the Next Test Plan Iteration. This operation is available in the Test Plan.
Reorder Test Cases in Test Plans Allows users to reorder Test Cases and Test Case groups in the Test Case panel on the Test Plan. Affects functionalities:
  • drag&drop Test Case within one group
  • moving Test Cases within or between groups
  • reorder Test Case groups
Reset Test Plan Iteration Allows users to use the Reset current iteration. This operation is available in the Test Plan.
Run automated tests Allows users to use the Run automated tests. This operation is available in the Test Plan.
Set fields on Update Test Cases operation Allows users to select the fields to update Test Cases. This permission applies to the Update Test Cases operation in the Test Plan and the Update Test Cases operation in the Test Case Template. Users who have this permission can add and remove fields in the Update Test Cases dialog. Changes made in the dialog only affect the results of the operation that the user performs. They do not change the defaults set in TestFLO’s Settings for other users. If the permission is not given to any user then the fields update according to the configuration in the Update TCs with fields from TCTs and Update TCs with fields from TPs options in the Test Case section in TestFLO Settings.
Steps execution Allows users who do not have permission to edit issues to execute Steps. Executing Steps means changing the status of steps, adding comments, creating and linking defects.
Test Management project configuration Allows users to enable and manage TestFLO in the project configuration. For more information, see Project configuration.
TestFLO Menu Allows users to access the TestFLO menu from the Jira top menu bar.
Update Test Cases operation Allows users to use the Update Test Cases operation. This operation is available in the Test Plan and Test Case Template.

Granting permissions

Steps

To grant permissions

  1. Click Grant next to the selected permission.
    Granting global permission
  2. Decide who you want to grant permissions. You can select between:
  • Application access
  • Users
  • Groups
  • Project roles
    Granting global permission
  1. Click Grant to save choice.

Result

Permissions have been granted.

Granting global permission

Removing permissions

Steps

To remove permissions

  1. Click Remove next to the selected permission.
    Removing permissions
  2. Choose whom you want to remove the permissions from.
  3. Confirm choice by clicking Remove.
    Removing permissions

Result

Permissions have been removed.

Removing permissions