I want to be able to prevent Developers, Testers, and Product users from editing the FixVersion. Any tips on best of achieving this? I still want it to be visible though. It should only be editable by Tech Manager and Amdin roles.
I guess it's similar to this thread regarding Assignee: http://forums.atlassian.com/thread.jspa?threadID=55213, but there doesn't seem to be a pre-existing permission re FixVersion.
This is fairly essential ... currently I have ego's in those roles out there, updating FixVersion willy nilly ... not good! :)
This is how to do it (i.e. How to control which JIRA Roles can edit FixVersion):
Prerequisites: having a well-defined set of project Roles, and Users correctly assigned to their respective Roles.
Ack: thanks to my colleague Steven Bruce for pointing in the right general direction.
Hope this is useful to the wider community!
As far as I know JIRA does not support field-level security. The usual solution for this is the following:
Thanks for this suggestion Niels. I looked into applying this approach but it was going to be a fair amount of effort and prone to me making configuration mistakes. So I carried on investigating and encountered an elegant solution, and the way I suspect Atlassian intend it to be used. After >2 years using JIRA I'm still constantly suprised at the range of control hidden in nooks and cranies :)
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