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Enforce an approval step for change reviews

The change management workflow includes two review stages:

  • Change manager or peer review

  • Change advisory board (CAB) review

By default, the change management workflow doesn't force approvals for these steps. Any agent or admin has the permission to transition an issue through a review.

You can, however, enforce strict approvals, making it mandatory to be reviewed by one or more specific team members.

To enforce an approval step for change reviews:

  1. From your service project, select Project settings () > Workflows.

  2. Select the edit icon () next to Change Management workflow for Jira Service Management.

  3. Select the status that you want to add the approval step to.

  4. Select the Add approval checkbox and select Configure.

  5. From the Require approval from drop-down menu, select the required list of approvers. Learn how to set up a pre-set list of approvers.

  6. From the Include approvers from service drop-down menu, select Affected services. Learn how to set up approval from approvers associated with a service.

  7. Click Create.

  8. Click Publish draft.

Are you on the right help page?

If the image in the lower-left of your service project sidebar states you're in a next-gen project, check out these next-gen project articles instead.

Learn more about the difference between classic and next-gen projects.

Last modified on Nov 9, 2020
Cached at 11:08 PM on Feb 26, 2021 |

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