Locking certain issues in a JIRA Project


I want to make certain issues within a JIRA project uneditable. By uneditable I want to lock them completely - No adding/deleting/editing comments or any other fields and no changing status.

Is there a way to do it? 

I tried using "Fix Version" but when you release and archive a version that doesn't make issues in that version uneditable.

I am ready to club these issues which I want to be uneditable in a particular bucket meaning, I can put them in a particular status or assign it to a particular user or create and use any custom field.

I just need a solution or workaround to make particular issues uneditable.

Appreciate any help



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You can use the workflow properties. Move the issues in to a special status where editing is disabled. Will that work?

See http://www.j-tricks.com/tutorials/permissions-based-on-workflow-status for some details on how to do it.

You can:

  • Remove all transitions on your final status, like if you have Closed (it will not transition to any status)
  • Limit the "Edit" issues in the Permission Scheme to certain group/role only or no one at all.

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