You may be able to do this with an automation, like that one :
In this example, a task will transit to in progress mode when a subtask goes through In progress.
On server, you can use Jira automation for server lite if i am not mistaken.
Let me know if i helped ;)
There might be some limitations on server for the "For parent" block but given that i do not work on server very much i am not able to test this.
Try another version of Automation for Jira server - its either classic or Lite. And maybe you need to purchase it to have the missing options.
Is your problem solved ?
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 ...
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