Thanks to the positive community response to my question yesterday, I'm going to chance my arm at another...
We are on the FREE plan.
In Service Management, when I close a case (Cancelled/Resolved) it disappears from my current cases view. However, if an external customer then emails a reply back into that case, I'd like the case to automatically transition to an open state (IN PROGRESS, REOPENED or such) so that it re-appears in our active case list.
I've tried setting up an automation rule to transition a case when a new comment is added by the originator, but I can't get it to work - it either doesn't trigger, or it triggers on EVERY comment, regardless of who does the commenting, which results in cases that can't be closed ;-)
Does anyone have the solution?
This is my latest attempt at the rule...
Hi @Oliver Hall ,
a couple of things to get us started here. First thing to do is to look at the rule logs and see what it is telling you. You might also consider using the log action to record the value of certain fields like comment by as that often helps in troubleshooting. The other thing is that I don’t thing you want/need display name. Just check to see if commented by = reporter. Finally, click on the Library tab in Automation as there may be a predefined rule for this.
One other thing you need to check is the WF associated with your issue, there has to be a transition setup where - From "Resolved" back to "In Progress". If there are no transition setup, then your automation will failed.
NOTE - In the transition, you will also need to clear the Resolution field value via post-function call.
Hope this helps.
Best, Joseph Chung Yin
Jira/JSM Functional Lead, Global Infrastructure Applications Team
The rule was actually too aggressive - like I mentioned in the original post, the rule would transition back to IN PROGRESS even when I was trying to resolve a case myself.
I've added the library rule which appears to do exactly what I want and we'll see how it goes from there :)
All the best,
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