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Project lead not getting assigned to issues

When creating an issue, we´ve set it so that the project lead gets assigned to the issue automatically. Recently it gets assigned to one of our administrators and not the project lead.


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What needs to be done so that the "Spoc" gets automatically (without automation seetings) assigned to the issues?

Thank you in advance!

2 answers

Hi ,

Check the workflow post-function of Create Issue transition.

If the issue has component field value, check the components page in the project(if issues with components has default assignee)

I´ve checked the field configuration scheme (which is the same as in other projects) but in that project there doesnt occur this problem with the project lead

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Daniel Ebers Community Leader Jun 06, 2021

Hi @Anonymous

is there any chance the component setting of default assignee is overriding your settings - to check could you check if there are components set to the troubling issues in question and if so, if there are settings for components which could be responsible?

I am assuming so because:

Components are sub-sections of a project. They are used to group issues within a project into smaller parts. You can set a default assignee for a component. This will override the project's default assignee, for issues in that component.


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Hi @Daniel Ebers thank you for your reply!

actually on ALL projects there were automatically given those two components by jira servicedesk (we didnt create any other). And all are assigned to the project default.



Daniel Ebers Community Leader Jun 07, 2021

So - just for a summary and a better understanding, you still see some other user than "SPOC" assigned when a Component like "Öffentliche Website" is selected, is this right?

If so and no setting via component lead + no setting via project default is taking place + no setting via workflow is done - only some sort of automation, possible via an App comes to mind.

Do you mean to solve the problem via automation setting or to check if automation is set?

Daniel Ebers Community Leader Jun 07, 2021

I would recommend to check first.

No on all our projects we dont use automations.

It´s the same project where we had this problem that the user/customer couldnt see its own tickets:

We figured out it was a bug in the workflow by copying and pasting the exact same workflow from another project to project 2 and the problem was simply solved. We thought the Project lead "bug" would also be solved by copy/paste the same workflow but the problem still lasts

Daniel Ebers Community Leader Jun 08, 2021

Ah, I see - so it is more a collection of suspicious things. Well, in case they are dependend on each other (or even if not) maybe something in configuration (but to be honest then I cannot imagine where that should be) or you are hitting a series of bugs (not likely, but who knows).

I would in your case investigate further which administrator is set to the issue - if there is some pattern. If it is every time the (same wrong) account and such.

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