How can i prevent new stories being assigned to DONE epics

When creating a new story, I don't want users to be able to assign items to epics that have a status of DONE. Is there any way to remove or filter out the completed epics from the drop down listing for Epic assignment?

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I have created an Improvement based on this in GHS-10160. I encourage you to vote and watch the request to increase its popularity and receive any future updates.

@Zulfadli Noor Sazali Hello, I m looking for a solution to the exact same problem. I looked at the ticket on Atlassian and its marked as resolved. Any idea how to do that ? Thank you 

@Aisha M Looks like we got it resolved on Cloud and on Jira Server 7.1 - 

Which version are you on?

If you are still having trouble on the fixed version, may want to share some more details in a new Question or new Support ticket at

Have a good day!

@Zulfadli Noor Sazali Hi, thank you for the reply !

I am using the JIRA Server. I understand that the ticket for the problem has been resolved, but where is the resolution mentioned ? (Like from the ticket where do i see the steps for achieving that). Thank you

@Aisha M focusedCommentId=876034


Martin mentioned that the Epic that is marked as DONE in Epic Status field will not be part of the drop-down list.

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