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Transition Parent When subtask is closed

Hi All,

This question has been asked multiple time on the forum and i referred below links to accomplish this, but still not successful

I have a Parent issue workflow:


Parent issue is currently in P2 stage

Subtask Issue workflow:


Subtask status is S2

When Ssubtask moves from S2 to S3 , parent should move from P2 to P3.

I am using script runner plugin and added the post function in the subtask workflow, but still not able to change the status of the parent issue.

Please help

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Nir Haimov Community Leader Aug 24, 2018

This script will transition your issue.

Just change "211" from my code to the action you want in your post function

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor;
import com.atlassian.jira.util.JiraUtils;
import com.atlassian.jira.workflow.WorkflowTransitionUtil;
import com.atlassian.jira.workflow.WorkflowTransitionUtilImpl;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue;
import com.atlassian.jira.util.ErrorCollection;

def currentUser = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getLoggedInUser()
WorkflowTransitionUtil workflowTransitionUtil = JiraUtils.loadComponent(WorkflowTransitionUtilImpl.class);
if (workflowTransitionUtil.validate().getErrorMessages().size() == 0) {

Hi @Nir Haimov thanks for the reply.

But I want to change parent status based on change in subtask status. This script might need to be pasted in subtask post function and does not work if I use P3 instead of 211

Nir Haimov Community Leader Aug 24, 2018

Hi @Hemanshu Sood,

Use this as post-function in your sub-task.

change this line:




 Yes, 211 is your P3 (but actionId and not statusId), and it will work :)

Wow, this works @Nir Haimov. Thanks 

Like Joseph Ramirez likes this

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