If you want to limit the available Jira projects to select from when adding a version link, you only need to follow the steps below.
Project area associations are required for release linksis set to
Advanced Propertiespage. On the banner, click
Application, and then click
Project area associations are required for release linksproperty to
true, and then click
Add Associationdialog box, select the Jira application.
Uses - Configurationsoption is selected on the
By completing this procedure, the next time the
Add Releases dialog be open, only the Jira
associated projects will be listed on the
One of the advantages of using this approach is that the precondition of having the Jira consumer with a functional user is not required any more.