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How to lock the Sprint so that the team cannot add any more tickets?

I would like to know what would be the detail action items for Jira Software Scrum Project for me to be able to lock the Sprint so that the team cannot add any more tickets throughout the sprint? 

 

Thanks,

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Jack Community Leader Dec 20, 2019

this is controlled thru the "Manage sprints" permission. project settings > permissions

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Scott Theus Community Leader Dec 20, 2019

Hi @Donata ,

There is no way to "lock" the scope of a sprint, whether or not the sprint has been started. There was an open request to add this feature, but Atlassian recently decided not to pursue it. 

https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JSWSERVER-3484

-Scott

Scott Theus Community Leader Dec 23, 2019

@Donata , the others that have posted are right...you can use permissions to prevent people from adding issues to a sprint.  To clarify my answer...if people can add to a sprint then they can throughout the sprint; there isn’t a way to  allow issues to be added until a point where the sprint gets “locked” and no more issues are added.

Hope this helps,

 

-Scott

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Taranjeet Singh Community Leader Dec 20, 2019

@Donata You can achieve this using both "Schedule Issues" and "Edit Issues" permissions for your project to restrict only specific users/groups to have these permissions and thus able to add issues to Sprints.

 

Please see this page for more details on what permissions are used for which Sprint related actions: https://confluence.atlassian.com/agile/jira-agile-administrator-s-guide/jira-agile-jira-configuration#JIRAAgile-JIRAConfiguration-Permissions

 

Hope it helps!

Taranjeet Singh Community Leader Jan 03, 2020

@Donata Did my answer help resolving your issue? Please let me know and if there are any further questions. Please don't forget to mark the answer as accepted in case it was useful, it will help others in the community as well.

I think the question is / or my question is Once the sprint has started no one should be able to add any stories. Maybe only 1 role can do it for the active sprint.

Eg Leads can plan Future sprints only mangers can add in current 

Can one us some validator to check if the sprint is active? 

Any suggestions will be appreciated.

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