Deactivate rules effortlessly in an inherited Quality Profile

Hello SonarCloud :sonarcloud: users,

We just added the ability to easily deactivate rules directly from an inherited quality profile.

If a rule does not match your project’s quality requirements just yet, you can now simply deactivate it without needing to create a copy of the quality profile. That way the profile will stay up to date with any new updates we will release in the future.

The SonarCloud team


According to SONAR-20355 - Enable Quality Profile Administrators to deactivate rule in child Quality Profile this should also be a available in SonarQube 10.3 but it doesnt seem so:

What am I missing?


[Bug] sonar.qualityProfiles.allowDisableInheritedRules is non-default after upgrade - SonarQube - Sonar Community (


This looks like a permissions issue. Are you an organization-level admin with all rights on all profiles, or were you granted rights only on this specific profile?