How to restrict the setting of certain priorities to certain users?


we have 5 priorities for the JIRA issues here in my company:

Blocker, Critical, Major, Minor, Trivial.

I want just a few people (project leads, managers) to be able to set the issues priority to Blocker or Critical. All other priorities shoule be setable by everyone.

How can I achieve this? I was not able to find a fitting permission for this action. Thanks in advance.

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You can try using Behaviours Plugin and using the "Read-only except for certain Role" feature by refering to this documentation.

Thanks, that was it. Installing the Behaviours plugin solved my problem!

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It is not possible without coding.

Thanks for your fast reply. A friend pointed me to the JIRA Behaviours Plugin. I will have a try if it helps to solve my problem. At least the description says so ;-)

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