It appears that when a service desk customer replies to an email notification on an issue ticket, it creates a whole new ticket versus just creating a comment on the ticket like it does when an agent replies. Am I missing some configuration setting?
Hi Justin, welcome to the Community. Well there is a bit of black magic (IMO) surrounding this. The key is that the reply needs to have the issuekey in the subject, at least generally, though I have witnessed an exception to this rule. Now, you mention that replies to Jira notifications are creating new issues. This really should not happen unless somehow the issuekey isn’t in the notification. Can you inspect the specific scenario and provide more details?
I agreed with @Jack Brickey
You should see if you still have the email that the JSD customer used in his/her reply to conduct further analysis.
In general, when a user replies on the notification email, it will not create new ticket in JSD.
Hopefully, you can provide more details for us to look at.
Best, Joseph Chung Yin
Jira/JSD Functional Lead, Global Infrastructure Applications Team
Thank you for your replies. I dug into this and we are creating comments now. I believe you are correct in that some of the tickets that we converted from JIRA over to Service Desk didn't have the ticket number in the subject line!
Appreciate your support!
Justin Curry, Balfour
Hello @Justin Curry , I am in the same case as you for a customer.
We are using an external plug in in order to handle email in Jira in order to have more advance parsing content possibilities.
We have external customers who send email to a support email adress which then create a ticket in Jira Service desk of type Service Request.
External customer does not get access to the Service Desk portal and only create ticket via email. Then when ticket is created their email adress became the reporter.
Then Agent enter some comments in the ticket and reporter should get notified.
How did you configure the notitication in order that the Subject contains the ticket ID and customer can reply to the notification in order the the answer gets added to ticket comment ?
thanks for clarification
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