How to restrict the epics which can be used as epic-link?

We have a lot of Epics that are closed and done. Now we would like to restrict the list of epics in the epic-link field in the Story-issuetype so, that the closed epics cannot used anymore.

Is that possible?

Thanks, Roman

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Hi Pillar
Thank you for your hints. But this does not work. I also placed a support-case at Atlassian and they told me, that it's not possible to restrict this field. Please see https://support.atlassian.com/servicedesk/customer/portal/20/GHS-21323.  There are several possibilities for workaraounds, but nothing is really comfortable. The Support-Team placed a Change Request https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/GHS-12516.

If anybody else would like to restrict this list, please vote for the request.

 

Thanks and regards,

Roman

 

Create a copy of your workflow and edit it to make it non-editable after closure. Then apply this new workflow ONLY to Epic issue type (using workflow schemes)

This should solve your problem.

Here are a few links

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Configuring+workflow+schemes

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Allow+editing+of+Closed+Issues

Pilar

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