How to restrict Log Work on a specific status

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A user would like to prevent users from logging work when the issue transitions to a specific status.  This option will disable a user from logging work on specific status as well as disallow the user from editing or deleting work log in activity tab.

(warning) Only applicable for JIRA version 7.0 and above

(warning) Due to  JRASERVER-70504 - Getting issue details... STATUS  , log work during incoming transition will silently failed.


  1. Edit the Workflow Step Property of the appropriate status for example "Done"
  2. Add the following entry:

    Property Valuedenied
  3. Go back go the Workflow Step page
  4. Click on Publish Draft - This is a very important step

Last modified on Jan 20, 2020

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