Is it possible not to close a story depending upon priority of a subtask.


If a story has a sub-task with high priority and still in "In progress" state , i want a workflow that story cannot be closed until the sub-task is done. ( Note: If sub-task has low priority the parent can be closed irrespective of sub-task status).

Can someone help me out with this. Thanks

1 answer

0 votes


You would need an add-on for it like Power Scripts or Adaptivist ScriptRunner.

You could write your own validator for the Close transition in the Story issue type. The validator would check all your requirements and if your requirements are not fulfilled, your validator would cancel the transition.

If you use Power Scripts, you can find examples here:

Okay. Thanks for the reply. will try script runner

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 27, 2018 in Portfolio for Jira

Introducing a new planning experience in Portfolio for Jira (Server/DC)

In the past, Portfolio for Jira required a high degree of detail–foresight that was unrealistic for many businesses to   have–in   order to produce a reliable long-term roadmap. We're tur...

2,588 views 17 21
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you