What are the default access permissions for guest users?

Anonymous access to your YouTrack is regulated by the guest user account. Here you can check the default settings for this account depending on the type of your YouTrack.




New plans

Old free plans

Is guest account banned?

Yes/no depending on the option set during installation Yes


What are guest roles and permissions?

None None

Observer role with Read Issue, Read Comment, Read User Basic, Read Self, Update Self permissions. You can't revoke these permissions.

What can guest users see?

Nothing Nothing Any issue, any comment, login, name, and avatar for any user.


YouTrack administrators can always change the access permissions for the guest account. To view the actual permissions that are currently set for guest accounts:

  1. In the Access Management section of the Settings menu, select Users.
  2. Click the link for the guest account.
  3. Select the Roles tab.
  4. Select a role in the list and view the list of permissions in the sidebar.


If you want to learn more about guest users and how to manage the guest account, refer to the documentation: https://www.jetbrains.com/help/youtrack/incloud/Managing-Guest-Users.html


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