Parent Issue Status Validator

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This validator confirms that the parent issue's status is in one of the specified status(es).

To add the Parent Issue Status validator, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Jira cog icon > Issues > Workflows.

  2. After finding the workflow, go to the three-dots icon and click Edit. Navigate to the transition of your workflow.

  3. Switch to the Validators tab.

  4. Click the Add validator button.

  5. Select JEP - Parent Issue Status Validator and then click the Add button.

  6. Select the status(es) which the parent issue “should be” within in order to proceed with the transition.

    If the parent issue's status is not in the list within this validator, then it will not proceed with the transition and will give an error message like the one below:

  7. Click Add, and you’ll be redirected to the Validators list.

  1. Don’t forget to click Publish Draft to publish the workflow and save your changes.