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.

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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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