Cumulative estimates not showing

Hi Guys,


I've got a problem with epics estimations.


When I don't have any issues embedded in the epic, overall estimate equals 0:

Zrzut ekranu 2016-01-11 o 20.59.08.png


But after adding any issue with an estimate, the summary view looks like this:

Zrzut ekranu 2016-01-11 o 20.59.15.png



I've tried this on Safari and Chrome, and it looks like this on both...


What am I doing wrong? Few days ago it was working fine, but today it looks like this.

5 answers

1 accepted

0 votes
Answer accepted

It looks like it's a but in JIRA:

I've followed up the workaround here, it it've fixed the issue

Anayway, Steven Behnke - thanks for help

Steven Behnke Community Champion Jan 12, 2016

Thank you for posting the solution.

0 votes
Steven Behnke Community Champion Jan 11, 2016

Hi! How are you adding estimates to issues?

Of course. All issues in the epic are estimated using time-based estimates

0 votes
Steven Behnke Community Champion Jan 11, 2016

Thanks for the response. I'd imagine that your board is currently setup to handle estimates as Story Points. If you'd like the board/reports to use Time Based metrics, please indicate this under BoardConfigureEstimation – Estimation Statistic


image2016-1-11 12:59:33.png

It's actually configured using "Original Time State" option for "Estimation Statistic", so I guess that isn't the point here

Steven Behnke Community Champion Jan 11, 2016

Could you provide a screenshot? It's hard to proceed blind. I assume you mean it's already set to Original Time Estimate, not 'state.' Also, I noticed that in your original screenshot I can see that it looks like it's showing nothing, instead of zero... This looks like a bug or issue. Can you tell me if you've tried to reindex your issues to solve this?

Here's configuration screenshot: It also looks like a bug for me... You've said about reindexing - how can I perform it?

0 votes
Steven Behnke Community Champion Jan 11, 2016

You should be able to see the estimate as such: 

image2016-1-11 13:57:40.png


You can reindex by navigating to Indexing under Administration. Please read more here:


This is difficult to troubleshoot without being able to see it myself. I'd likely be looking at the log in /var/atlassian/application-data/jira/log/atlassian-jira.log to see if anything logs when I view the issue. Reindexing the system may help. You may also want to open an issue at

I've launched re-indexing, but unfortunately it didn't help. I'll contact devop tomorrow and check this log file you've pointed.

It looks like this is a cloud based instance, so I guess that I won't have an access to these log files. I'll contact support than

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 09, 2018 in Jira Core

How to manage many similar workflows?

I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...

383 views 6 0
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you