YouTrack Server 2022.3 Help


This section of the documentation provides instructions for the setup and configuration of various features that you can enable in YouTrack. In general, these procedures require that your user account is assigned Low-level Admin Write permissions.

To access the Administration menu, click the corresponding icon in the application header.

The Administration menu in YouTrack.

Core Features

The settings that are available from the top level of the Administration menu let you configure how issues are managed in projects. Project administrators can configure many of these features in their own projects. Separate instructions for project admins are described in the Projects section of the documentation.



Custom Fields

Manage the default definitions for custom fields that are available to all projects in the system.

Issue Link Types

Create and edit the types of links that show relationships between issues.

Time Tracking

Configure the number of working hours per day and days per week that define your work week. Here, you can also manage the set of work item types that are available in projects that use the Time Tracking feature.


Create, upload, and attach workflows that customize and automate the lifecycle of issues in a project.

Additional Settings

These sections of the documentation correspond with the remaining groups of pages that are accessible from the Administration menu.



Access Management

Manage access to projects in YouTrack and enable authentication modules for third-party services.


Configure standard integrations with external applications.

Server Settings

Manage settings for your YouTrack installation.

Additional topics in this section of the documentation provide instructions for other operations that can only be performed by an administrator.



External Integrations

Connect YouTrack with other applications that are not supported with standard integrations.

Use YouTrack as a Help Desk

Configure projects to process incoming email messages as issues in YouTrack.

Display a System-wide Banner

Add an informational banner to notify users about scheduled downtime, upgrades, or other updates that affect all users.

Manage or Restore the Password and Permissions for the Root User Account

Manage access for the default administrator account in YouTrack.

Last modified: 21 April 2023