Is there a way to limit the issue types that a user in a particular group can create?

I'm using JIRA 5.0 and am wondering if there is a way to limit a user's ability to create certain issue types.

Here is my example.

JIRA groups: jira-client, jira-product_owner, jira-developer, jira-qa

JIRA issue types: ticket, epic, user story, bug, enhancement, test case, technical task (sub-task)

Issue Types breakdown by role:

jira-client: ticket

jira-product_owner: ticket, epic, user story, bug, enhancement

jira-developer: epic, user story, bug, enhancement, technical task (sub-task)

jira-qa: bug, enhancement, test case

Is there a way to limit their visibility to create these issue types according to the above mapping? For instance, users in the jira-client group can only create tickets and users in the jira-qa group can only create bug, enhancement, and test case issue types.

I did notice an Issue Security Scheme which you can set on creating of an issue type which after it has been created, depending on what those scheme settings are, the user cannot see or modify that issue currently being created.

Any help is greatly appreciated! Please let me know if I can help clarify in any way.



6 answers

This is a must-have.

Hi Jason, I believe this isn't possible to do. But I found a post in the forum where it's an explanation of a possible workaround. Here it is the link:

Hope this helps!

Sorry, that links to this one. Here is the possible workaround:


Thanks, I'll take a look. Just FYI, the link on your answer and comment for the answer appear to be the same.


Yes it was, my bad, I now deleted the comment.


This link doesn't work. Please update.

Sadly I can't find that thread again, but here @Amineexplains other workaround:

time around it can be implemt by using javascript and REST

Hi Jason, have you tried the Issue Security Scheme on Jira ? It could help you.

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Hi Jason,

I believe this feature is not possible to be configured in current JIRA version. I notice there is a feature request raised in Atlassian, please see for more details. I suggest you to vote on it for popularity issue and add yourself in watch list to keep you updated in future.

This is a feature request which was marked as won't fix so unfortunately this will not be implemented any soon. The link to the ticket is JRA-5865.

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