Way to prevent logging hours on single issue

Is there a way to prevent someone from logging time on an issue if either the issue is closed, or if the time would exceed the remaining estimated hours?

4 answers

1 accepted

you can prevent to enter work log if the issue is closed by using workflow properties,

try with this by adding on closed state properties

jira.permission.worklog=denied

check this for more infomation

http://www.j-tricks.com/1/post/2011/02/permissions-based-on-workflow-status.html

OK, that seems to work in JIRA, in that the JIRA Log Time dialog is disabled. BUT, I have the Tempo add-on installed, and it doesn't seem to honor the property.

Also, there was a second part to the question: Is there any way to limit the number of hours entered to what the remaining hours?

OK, once you make an issue not-editable in JIRA, you need to also tell tempo it can't edit those issues either. Go to Administration-> Add-ons->Tempo (on the left side bar)->Global Configuration. Then uncheck the "Allow logging on not editable issues" checkbox.

Also, there was a second part to the question: Is there any way to limit the number of hours entered to what the remaining hours?

I am also interested in this feature. I would appritiate if someone can point where to look.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

How to earn badges on the Atlassian Community

Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Wednesday in Jira

Join our webinar: How 1B+ feature flag events helped us build the new Jira

Every time you release software, there's a bit of risk – that there's a bug, that something breaks, or that the feature doesn't resonate with customers. Feature flagging helps make high stakes s...

127 views 0 3
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you