Restrict the assignable users to a specific user group

I would like to Restrict the assignable users to a specific user group Both withing a workflow transition and when viewing a issue.

We are running JIRA v 6.3.9

Any suggestions?

Many thanks

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The list of assignees is determined by the permission scheme.  Look in there for "assignable user", the rule on that line is likely to be something like "Role: Developer".  Either change your project membership (so that your specific user group is in that role and no-one else is), or come up with another rule for it.

Hi Nic, Many thanks for your reply, can I set this value depending on status of the issue? ie if the JIRA issue as a status of 'client UAT' then only users with a role of client UAT can be assigned?

No, the assignee list is permission based, not status.

You can change the contents of the group based on status, if you have certain plugins in the Workflow's Post Function (there are many that do this) that evaluate a custom field depending on what your criteria is. Once the Post Function changes the group/user custom field's value on the status transition, you can then setup the Assignable User Permission to read off a Group/User Custom Field Value instead. This would make the permission fungible based on how you setup the field's manipulation in the Workflow Post Function (and thus, the status).

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