Control when users can log work against an issue

We use Jira 5.0.2 with Greenhopper, and I am trying to adjust our workflow to prevent users from logging work against an issue that has not been moved to In Progress. I tried adding a property to the Open step that would deny the ability to log work:

I also tried this variation, based on an articale I found at

Unfortunately, neither seemed to work. Am I going about this the right way?

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I don't know if there are any changes in JIRA5. Can you also try this?

and see if anyone else have access. You can give some invalid user if the comments are true :)

Thanks, that seemed to do the trick.

special thanks from me, helped me a lot. Murat

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