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.

YouTrack Standalone

Is guest account banned?

Yes/no depending on the option set during installation

What are guest roles and permissions?

None

What can guest users see?

Nothing

 

YouTrack InCloud - New plans

Is guest account banned?

Yes

What are guest roles and permissions?

None

What can guest users see?

Nothing

 

YouTrack InCloud - Old free plans

Is guest account banned?

No

What are guest roles and permissions?

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?

Any issue, any comment, login, name, and avatar for any user


How to view and change the guest permissions?

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.

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If you want to learn more about guest users and how to manage the guest account, refer to the documentation.

 

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