Comment on transition required

Overview

The Comment on transition required validator allows you to block a workflow transition if a comment wasn’t added to the issue on the transition screen during this transition.

Configuration

  1. Define the text of the error message in the Error message text field (e.g. “Comment on this transition is required”)

  2. 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”)

  3. 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

  • When a change request is rejected, the reason should be added in the comment on the transition