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Stakeholder permissions/limitations in Azure DevOps

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Though Stakeholder access is free, there are some limitations to any user with a stakeholder access eventhough they would be able to create/edit workitems, view dashboards and manage/build release pipelines.Let us see what are these limitations when a stakeholder has access to a private project.

Features not available for Stakeholders in Workitems

  • Can’t add new workitem tags
  • Won’t be able to delete workitems
  • Won’t be able to move workitems to another project

Features not available for Stakeholders in Boards & Sprints

  • Won’t be able to change the priority of an item within a backlog
  • No drag and drop functionality for the stakeholder in sprints and backlogs
  • In Taskboard Except state field, a stakeholder can’t change any other field
  • Won’t be able to set or view team capacity
  • Won’t be able to add tasks in Sprint backlog

Features not available for Stakeholders in Queries

  • Won’t be able to create or edit shared queries
  • Won’t be able to create or view query charts

Features not available for Stakeholders in Azure pipelines

  • View Release pipelines
  • Create/Edit Build pipelines
  • Create/Edit Release pipelines
  • Queue Builds
  • Create/Edit Task groups
  • Administer/Manager Build/Release permissions
  • Manage Build/Release queues
  • Manage Variable groups