How to enable only Project Administrators the ability to Edit closed Issues?

I know we can enable the closed issue editable by Jira.issue.editable =True. but i want to restrict this to only Project Admins. Any Suggestions would be higly Appreciated.

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This worked for me "jira.permission.edit.projectrole = 10002". thanks everyone..


You can have a tranistion "Edit" at Close Status.

In Condition you can add Only Project Admin can access this tranistion.

Hope this should help

Hi Bhanu,

As far as I know, the ability to edit is controled by the Edit Issue project permission. Project's permission scheme in JIRA via Admin > Projects > Permission Scheme > Edit. You can specify the user/group to be able to edit issues or not. Note that this permission will be applied regardless of whichst status the issue is at.

I hope that help :)

Try these two. (both are required)

jira.issue.editable = false
jira.issue.edit.projectrole = 10002

Replace 10002 with the ID for project role (default is 10002). You can find it using the following SQL:

select id from projectrole where name = 'Administrators';

Joe Wai Tye Atlassian Team May 02, 2013

I thought that in order to be able to edit the issue, the jira.issue.editable parameter has to be true?

I had this set-up in one of my workflows some time back. As far as I remember, this prevents the editibility of the issue, AND THEN, allow this project role to edit the issue.

I don't have a clear memory on what was my actual set up. If this does not work, the working set-up will be the following.

Delete jira.issue.editable property and keep jira.issue.editable.projectrole = 10002

Sameera is partially correct. But give only this:

jira.issue.edit.projectrole = 10002


At least for JIRA 6.3 it is jira.issue.editable.projectrole not jira.issue.edit.projectrole 

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