Adding User in JIRA Tool in Testing

In JIRA tool an Administrator can add as many as users as their project requires. Only an admin user can create new users in this tool. There are the following various ways through which we can add a user in JIRA tool:

  • By adding the user directly into JIRA. Through this we can create one user at a time.
  • Invite users via email. We can invite multiple users at the same time, using this method.
  • Allow users to sign up in the Tool.
By adding the user directly into JIRA

  1. Open the JIRA tool. Login as the Admin account and click on the Administrator tab on the page.


  2. Select Users and click on the Users option in the Users drop down list.


  3. On clicking the User option it displays the Administrator Access page. Enter the password and click on the Confirm button. It displays the user's page.


  4. To restrict the list of users in the tool we can use the Filter form at the top of the User Browser.
  5. We can also view details and login information about a user in the list by clicking their Username or Email Address.


  6. To create a new user, click on the Create User button on the right side of the page. It will display the Create New User form.


  7. Enter the Username, Password, Full Name and Email address.


  8. Select the Send Notification Email check box optionally to send the user an email containing: their log in name and a link from which to set their password.
  9. Click the Create button. Now that user is added in JIRA tool.