[SOLVED] 'Start Backup' button enabled with readonly access

I have…

  • [x] Checked the logs and have uploaded a log file and provided a link because I found something suspicious there. Please do not post the log file in the topic because very often something important is missing.

I’m submitting a…

  • [ ] Regression (a behavior that stopped working in a new release)
  • [x] Bug report
  • [ ] Performance issue
  • [ ] Documentation issue or request

Current behavior

A user with readonly access to backups is shown the ‘Start Backup’ button next to the “No backups created yet.” text as though they should be able to click it:

Expected behavior

The ‘Start Backup’ button is disabled or hidden when user has readonly access, much like the other 'Start Backup button next to the ‘Refresh’ button already is hidden:

Minimal reproduction of the problem

Assign a user to a Role with backups.read, login as that user and navigate to the Backups page. Click the ‘Start Backup’ button.


  • [x] Self hosted with docker
  • [ ] Self hosted with IIS
  • [ ] Self hosted with other version
  • [ ] Cloud version

Version: “Allow file drop without supported mime type.” 7460cc0fe36a72675eda69ce3ea036d2dd61b7a7


  • [x] Chrome (desktop)
  • [ ] Chrome (Android)
  • [ ] Chrome (iOS)
  • [ ] Firefox
  • [ ] Safari (desktop)
  • [ ] Safari (iOS)
  • [ ] IE
  • [ ] Edge

It does show you an error message explaining why clicking the button isn’t working for the user so perhaps it is fine to remain as is, definitely not a major issue, but the other ‘Start Backup’ button is already hidden in this scenario so it may be a quick fix.

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