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Request approval from Change Advisory Board (CAB) members

The features described in this article are available for service projects using the IT service management template. Learn more about the IT service management template.

Requesting approval from your Change Advisory Board (CAB) members allows them to review and approve changes to reduce the risk of impacting service quality.

You need to be a Jira admin to configure approval from CAB members.

Require approval from CAB members individually

This method is ideal if:

  • your CAB members change frequently

  • you want CAB members to approve some (but not all) issues

  • you want finer control over who needs to provide CAB approval for each individual issue

Before you begin, you’ll need to:

To require approval from individual CAB members:

  1. Go to the issue that requires CAB approval.

  2. Select Edit.

  3. Enter CAB members into the CAB custom field.

Require approval from CAB members using a group

This method is ideal if:

  • your CAB members don’t change very often

  • you want CAB members to approve some (but not all) issues

  • you want to add other groups of people to approve issues, along with the CAB group

Before you begin, you’ll need to:

To require approval from the CAB group:

  1. Go to the issue that requires CAB approval.

  2. Select Edit.

  3. Enter your CAB group into the relevant approvals field.

Require approval from the same CAB members for all issues of a request type

This method is ideal if:

  • your CAB members don’t change very often

  • you want CAB members to approve every issue of a request type

  • you don’t need approval from any other people for the request type

Before you begin, you’ll need to:

To require approval from CAB members, select your CAB field and enter CAB members when you define approvers for a request type.


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