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Epic Link required on JIRA Software issue create screen

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I need to make Epic Link required on JIRA Software issue create screen for Story type. 
https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/how-to-make-epic-link-required-on-jira-software-issue-create-screen-815566675.html

But in our version Jira Software 8.19.1 there is no 'Fields Required' validator. Only "Permission" validator.  Advise another way to do Epic Link required but not paid plugin, please.

Starting with which version validator 'Fields Required' actually?

 

 

 

2 answers

The "Fields Required" validator requires third party plugins such as JWME or JSU

The ability to "Require" Epic Link during story creation is not possible as the Epic Link is a system controlled and locked Field. 

The only other possible solution I can think of would be to use a transition screen. You can allow for the issue to be created as normal without the epic link requirement, however, during transition (depending on your workflow) from "Backlog" to potentially "To Do" you would implement a transition screen that forces the update to Epic Link. 

I have seen instances where "Triage" is the first step in a workflow, followed by "Backlog" if you had a similar setup, you would essentially force the transition screen between the two workflow status'

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/map-a-screen-to-a-workflow-transition-in-jira-server-720634253.html

hi,

you can use a "field configuration" and a "field configuration scheme" to make epic link required on creation

https://support.atlassian.com/jira-cloud-administration/docs/configure-a-field-configuration-scheme/

the above link is for cloud but it works the same way on Server

the field required validator is a cloud feature (as far as I know), or you can add a plugin like JMWE, JSU or Scriptrunner...

Cheers,

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