Different User Groups to Have Different Workflow Rights

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Platform notice: Server and Data Center only. This article only applies to Atlassian products on the server and data center platforms.


In JIRA we might have different user group such as developer, tester and so on. We need to configure different workflow rights to different user group. For example if we have five transition in JIRA workflow namely A,B,C,D,E .

Developer should only able to perform transition A and B while Tester should only be able to perform transition C,D,E but all this condition must be configured in one workflow.


We can use condition function in a workflow. Conditions control whether a transition should be executed by the user. 

To set a condition in workflow follow the steps shown below:

  1.  Navigate to the workflow that you would like to modify.
  2.  View workflow in text edit mode.
  3.  Under transitions(id) click the transitions that you want only certain users to execute and click on condition tab
  4.  Click add condition and choose users is in group under add condition to transition page and click add.
  5.  In add Parameters to condition page choose the group that can execute the stated transition and click add.
  6.  Repeat the steps for all the transition that you want only specific users to execute.

(warning) Kindly perform workflow backup before executing above operation.

Last modified on May 31, 2016

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