Request to allow anonymous user access to Jira.

Brian Beck brian.beck at
Mon Jan 27 12:30:46 PST 2014

Hi John:

It's a reasonable idea and one that we're actually discussing right 
now.  There are related issues to consider which may take some time to 
sort out but I would hope to have it all figured out in a month or so.  
Will keep the list posted.

Brian.  (JIRA guy)

On 1/27/14 11:00 AM, John Smith wrote:
> I'd like to be able to access Jira without logging in.
> Such anonymous access would have limited privileges (for example only able to view existing public issues).
> I know such access has been requested before on this mailing list, but I don't recall any response on why it has not been provided.
> The benefits of anonymous access to Jira are:
>    1. Search engines can index the information in Jira.
>    2. Lower barrier of entry for casual users to view the state of issues in Jira.
> I don't really see any potential drawbacks to adding anonymous access to Jira.
> Regards,
> John

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