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Bulk operation without affecting "updated field"

Hello All,

We need to perform couple of changes in our jira and need to update multiple issue field in that.

Is there any possibility to perform bulk updates in JIRA without updating "update field".

Except database update because we need to perform lot of changes.

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No, all changes are logged in issue trackers.

Is there any possibility with script runner groovy? Or any other plugins.

You can, yes, because Scriptrunner can get directly to the Java api calls.

But you'll need to go in at a low level rather than using the standard "update" APIs that are well documented and strongly recommended.

Well, I had the same issue some weeks ago. I didn't realize, until it was too late. The effect was, that the "last update date" was changed on all modified issues to the date of my action.


An idea to go around this:

Perhaps you could add a custom field, into which you copy the "last update date".

Then you do your modification.

Then you copy back the date using scriptrunner.


let me know, if it has worked. :-) 

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