Learn how to set up Jira Software Cloud and integrate it with other products and applications.
By default, dependencies in use the Blocks issue link type. In order to use custom issue links, they must be created and defined by an administrator.
This is a two step process.
1. Configure your issue link
2. Apply that configuration to your plan
Navigate to the Jira Software admin panel using the icon in the upper right and select Products.
Go to Dependencies on the left side nav. Add an issue linking type using the dropdown menu, or remove it with the x that appears in the box. Use Swap on the right side to invert the dependent relationship.
Select Save changes.
These changes will apply to dependencies in all plans in your instance.
You also have the option of deciding whether uses concurrent or sequential dependencies. Learn more the differences between sequential and concurrent dependencies.