How to move defect to next sprint?

We have a defect associated to a story in Sprint 1 that we want to move to Sprint 2, without moving the whole story to Sprint 2, but the sprint field is locked down in the associated defect. Why is this? How can I work around this or modify the JIRA behavior under these cirumstances?

1 answer

1 vote

I'm guessing that a "defect" is a sub-task on a story?  I'm afraid you can't move sub-tasks like that.  Because they are explicitly part of a story, they move with the story.  You need to move the story, or promote the defect to an issue level and move that (which tacitly states that the defect is no longer part of the story)

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Asked Thursday in Jira Ops

I'm John Allspaw, Ask Me Anything about incident analysis and postmortems

I'm John Allspaw, co-founder of   Adaptive Capacity Labs, where we help teams use their incidents to learn and improve. We bring research-driven methods and approaches to drive effective inciden...

5,358 views 21 17
View question

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