Parent issue in status

Overview

The Parent issue in status validator allows you to block a workflow transition if the parent issue is not in the correct status.

Configuration

  1. Set the Parent issue types field to decide if any or only selected link types will be taken into account. If Selected was set, choose the issue type in the Issue types field

  2. Set the status that the parent issue should be validated against in the are in status field

  3. Define the text of the error message in the Error message text field (e.g. “The parent issue is not in In Progress status”)

  4. Activate the JQL condition option and define the JQL query that has to be met by the issue in order for the validation to work (e.g. “type = Bug and Priority = Blocker”)

  5. Activate the Executor condition option if you want the validator to work only if the user is or isn’t in a certain Jira user group or project role

    1. Select if The executor has to be or can’t be a member of a certain Jira user group or project role

      1. Select a Jira user group in the Group field if Group was set in the member of a field

      2. Select a project role in the Project role field if Project role was set in the member of a field

Use cases

  • The developer can start working on a sub-task only when the whole story is in progress