jira permission to unlink issues


I am using issue linking (in jira 5.2.11). How can I disable delete this link button on the view screen? (image below)

Actually, the reason is that there is no settings in the permission scheme to allow/restrict users to delete issue links.

The only permission type is link issues.

Where is the permission for delete links?


2 answers

Unfortunately, this permission (Link Issues) rules both adding and deleting links.

You can do such workaround.

1. Create a plugin of web-panel type and put it into View Issue page.

2. In the velocity template of this plugin write a JS function:

<script type="text/javascript">
//your function here...

3. In your script find all <a> elements like this:

&lt;a class="icon icon-delete" title="Delete this link" id="delete-link_remote-10000" href="/secure/DeleteRemoteIssueLink.jspa?id=12100&amp;amp;remoteIssueLinkId=10000&amp;amp;atl_token=TOKEN"&gt;&lt;span&gt;Delete this link&lt;/span&gt;&lt;/a&gt;

and remove them.

you have already posted a same question here, pls avoid to post duplicate questions


I'll quote your previous answer and close the other question as a duplicate:

rambanam prasad
· 14,809 karma · 20 hours ago

you can try with permission based on workflow steps,


i have't teied that, you can try somthing like this



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