Can we disable linking issues to an Issue when it is closed

Hi All

Is there a way to restrict linking issues to a closed issue ?

Thanks, Vishnu

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Can you try removing the permission using worklofw properties?

Haven't tried that for linking but it surely works for some other permissions. Worth a shot.


Thanks for the link. It's similar to

But I don't see any properties for restricting Issue Links.

You don't restrict the property. You restrict the permission as mentioned in the above post. Something like:

If that doesn't work, try:

where some-group-one is a group that aready had linking permission but doesn't have any users in it or has only limited users like admins.

As I said before, I haven't tried this purticular example but it should work.

Thank you so much Jobin.

The second one works well.

Hi, I tried to disable linking but it only works when I want to disable Issue A (closed issue) from linking to issue B. It doesn't prevent me from linking Issue B to Issue A. My aim is to prevent any blocking issue to Issue A as long as it is closed, as this breaks the workflow I have set up. Any help will be greatly appreciated. I'm new to Atlassian and am now trying to learn how to configure it for our workflows.
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No, there's no way to do this.

If you wanted, you could investigate amending the core linking code to add such a check, but that's a lot of work (and I'm not sure the requirement is actually that useful - how do you link to duplicates or refer back to useful tickets?)

My requirement is, just wanted to make sure that No one links any CR's to a Release which is already closed.

Dear Vishnukumar, 

Did you found the resolution for this request?


Thank you.



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