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Restricting Developers By Project?

Is it possible to restrict a developer to only see the cases that are under a specific project?

We have an external develper that we'd like to use fogbugz with but we don't want him to see our other internal projects.

thanks in advance!

Cory Janssen
Thursday, April 22, 2004

It's at the top of our feature request list.

For now, see

Michael H. Pryor (fogcreek)
Fog Creek Software
Thursday, April 22, 2004

We've implemented this functionality using the concept of 'UserType'.

We want specific people to see things depending on who they are (in relation to our company).

So we have three items in the UserType list:
Staff - can see all cases in all projects (i.e. FB default)
Contractor - can see all cases in 1 specific project
Customer - can see only cases they raise in 1 specific project

This means that we can employ contract developers to work on specific projects without them seeing all the other project work we do.

And we can have a single project accessible externally by different customers, but they each one can't see the cases that the other customers have raised.

The source code/database changes took a couple of days to implement/test and involved around bespoke modifications to about 10(ish) source files.

David Dilworth
Friday, April 23, 2004

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