How to deactivate comments for closed issues

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Symptoms

As a JIRA Administrator, you want to make sure that it is not possible to comment on closed issues.

Resolution

Go to your Workflow Editor and add a step property to the Closed status:

JIRA 5.x

  • There, add the property jira.permission.comment.user and make the property value denied:

This was tested on JIRA 5.0.6 and 5.2.11

JIRA 6.1.x

Add the property jira.permission.comment.user and make the property value false

This was tested on JIRA 6.1.5

Last modified on Feb 26, 2016

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