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Configure Source Code Diff Viewing

By default – integrations (GitLab, GitHub, etc) and individual repositories have Source Code Diff Viewing enabled. Jira administrators can disable all user’s access to source code viewing by integration or individual repository.

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Enabling or disabling the Source Code Diff Viewing setting for an integration or repository will limit repository source code displaying in:

  • Git Commits issue tab: View full commit button is removed.
  • Git Roll Up issue tab: Diff page: shows information message.
  • Repository Browser: Browse page: shows information message.
  • Repository Browser: Compare page: View full commit button is removed.
  • Git Commits project tab: View full commit button is removed.

Jira users must have the View Development Tools permission in the context of a Jira project to view content from the Git Integration for Jira app.

Instructions for integrations (GitLab, GitHub, etc)

To enable/disable the Source Code Diff Viewing setting for all repositories within an integration:

  1. Navigate to Manage Git repositories.

  2. Add a new integration or edit existing integration’s settings

  3. Locate the Source Code Diff Viewing setting.

  4. Select Enabled or Disabled.

  5. Click Update.

Example: Disabling Source Code Diff Viewing for an existing GitLab integration

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Example: Disabling Source Code Diff Viewing at the repository level for an existing GitLab integration

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Instructions for individual repositories

To enable/disable the Repository Browser for individual repositories:

  1. Navigate to Manage Git repositories.

  2. Add a new repository or edit existing repository’s settings.

  3. Locate the Source Code Diff Viewing setting.

  4. Select Enabled or Disabled.

  5. Click Update.

Example: Disabling Source Code Diff Viewing for a repository

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