Do the "Close Issues" or "Resolve Issues" permissions have any effect if not applied explicitly in a workflow?

So, Jira gives us an opportunity to set up a permission to allow certain users/groups/roles to create/close/resolve issues etc. And i can see that when creating a custom workflow, the "Create Issues" permission check is by default added to the initial issue transition validator.

But what about the other permissions designed to affect the issue transitioning through the workflow? Do they have any effect if i do not use them explicitly in the workflow configuration? Because i find it more convenient to restrict access to the closing/resolving transitions via the transition conditions using groups/roles, and i could use some spare permission types for some hacks like using them as create issue permissions for the custom issue types.

Thanks!

1 answer

1 accepted

1 vote

No, it doesn't have any effect unless explicitly used. The default workflows comes with it but you can have workflows that don't use them.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Tuesday in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

758 views 2 19
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you