"add status" button missing

"Add status" button is missing on board configuration page. Although simplified workflow is selected, a status attached to the column is not created automatically. 

We are using simplified workflow and it is out of the box installation.
I have put my self into the administrator of the project (I am also a jira-administrator) and I have tried also with the user "administrator". It still does not show or no status created automatically. 

We have setup jira with AD integration.

Thanks! 

2 answers

Is the status associated with the workflow you are building the agile board from?  If not it won't show as an available status for a column.

Seconding Evan. You need to add the status in the workflow editor.

 

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