How do I limit certain issue-type to be added to Agile Rapid Board

I have a issue type called Business Case which I don't want to apear on any rapid board.

I know that in general the issue types are controled by the Filter Querry for the board and can be easily excluded from that. But I wan to implement the restriction on the process for all users not for each user/board.

The other usual options does not as well:

Field configuraiton - Sprint field is a locked field and cannot be hiden

Dragging a issue to a sprint is not a workflow transition where I can put condition and validation neither issue updated event is fired.

Any help is appreaciated.

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You can remove that issue type from the project by modifying the issue type scheme. See https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Associating+Issue+Types+with+Projects

Agian the full question is I have a valid issue type for a project. The issue type should be part of the project, but I don't want it on the Rapid Board.

So you want to exclude Business Case issue type across an entire project? Or only allow it to be submitted by certain users within a Project?

From the entire project

In reading your original post, I'm still confused about what you want. Why is Business Case a valid issue type for a Project but you don't ever want to see it on any board you create?

I don't know of a global omit which is what I think you are implying so that you don't ever have to add what I suggested to the Filter Query for the board, but at this point that's the best you'll get as far as I understand.

Thanks for your anwer.

The reason is that Business case is something that is related to a project and thus part of a project but not an issue type that the teams are sprinting on. For the sprints User Stories are used which are linked to the Business case. I have the option to put the business cases in another project but this creates another set of issues.

I understand that the filters control what shows on a board or not but go to each and other board and ensure the filters there does not include Business Case - this does not scale for me. I would like to have this option in the Project configuration similar to if "Add to Board" was a transition I can put a condition or validator there.

update the board filter to include

AND issuetype != "Business Case"

and they won't appear on the board whatsoever

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