Restrict access to "edit" page

Is there a way to prevent users from getting to the "edit" page?

My problem is that I don't want people changing things such as Issue Type or Priority.

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Remove those fields from the edit screen, so they can not be edited.

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You could

  1. Remove their "edit" rights completely
  2. Remove the issue type and/or priority from the "edit" screen (leave them on the "Create" and "View" screens)

There are some other options, but at a glance, the second line above sounds like the right direction for your question? There's a few gotchas with it as well, but I won't waffle about those unless you confirm the basic idea sounds right for you.

Ah - thanks! I didn't see which screen was the "edit" screen. Taking the fields off will work fine.

hi kevin.

you can set workflow properties.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Workflow+Properties

so for example a property for an issue that is in state "closed" could look like:

KEY=jira.permission.edit

VALUE=false

nobody can edit the issue after it moved to "closed"

i personally use this:

KEY=jira.permission.edit.projectrole

VALUE=10001

so only users that are included in this projectrole are able to edit

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