Based on https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirasoftwarecloud/configuring-columns-764477997.html , if a user has the project admin rights , he can add a status to a Scrum board of that project. However the add status button is disabled when he tries to configure the board. How can I make add status button available for him that he can add statuses on his project board?
That's not quite what the doc says. The doc says that lets you add a column. See later on:
If you are using Simplified Workflow, then a new status will automatically be created to match your new column.
If you're not using Simplified Workflow, you need jira-admin rights to add statuses, and you can't do that from the board's config. That's doable through the Administration / Issues page.
If you spend enough time as a Jira admin - whether you are managing a single, mid-sized instance, a large enterprise one or juggling multiple instances at once - you will eventually find yourself in ...
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