Jira Server Admin Part 1: Getting up and running

Official Atlassian Course: Jira Server Admin Part 1: Getting up and running

Group Rates Available


With the Jira Server Admin Part 1: Getting up and running course, you learn the most important tasks to set up a new Jira instance (Jira Software, Jira Core or Jira Service Desk) with hands-on experience performing the administration tasks that are common to all three Jira applications.

Topics include a solid introduction to the following areas of Jira Administration: user management, global and project permissions, project roles, and the configuration of issue types, workflows, and screens. You’ll also learn how to share project configuration by taking advantage of the power of schemes. The course includes a variety of business use cases to assist you in understanding Jira administration, and best practices are emphasized for each topic.

This is an official Atlassian University courseIncludes hands-on exercises with a lab workbook and a slide deck provided in PDF format. Upon course completion attendees receive a certificate from Atlassian University.


This course is designed for new Jira administrators. This includes anyone who administers Jira Software, Jira Service Desk, and/or Jira Core.


8 hours

Suggested Pre-requisites

Jira Server Essentials or equivalent experience using Jira – you should have a basic understanding of projects, issues, issue types, and workflows. You should know the basics of using the Jira application(s) you have – Jira Software, Jira Service Desk, and/or Jira Core. If you use Jira Software – Getting Started with Jira Software Server or equivalent experience.

High Level Topics

  1. System settings
  2. User and group management
  3. Configuring global permissions
  4. Project creation and configuration
  5. Issue types
  6. Workflows
  7. Fields and screens
  8. Project permissions and roles
  9. Sharing project configurations
  10. Introduction to schemes

Course Objectives

  • Configure system settings
  • Set up users and groups
  • Configure global permissions
  • Create and configure projects
  • Create issue types
  • Update workflows
  • Edit fields and screens
  • Configure project permissions and roles
  • Share project configurations