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Create an Epic from Task

Hello Team, How to create an Epic automatically when a Task is created?

Tried to build this via Jira automations and unable to set the Epic Name field to Task's Summary, resulting in the automation to fail. Please advise. Thanks!

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John M Funk Community Leader Jun 14, 2022

Hi @Sravan Duddella 

Please share the rule that you have so far. 

Hello @John M Funk Thanks for your response, please see the details below:


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@Sravan Duddella 

Please share the details of the "Create a new" step.

When creating an Epic in a Company Managed project you have to provide the Epic Name field. Are you setting that field in the "Create a new" step?

Yes, I am and the help that I need is how can I set the value of the Epic Name = Task's summary in the automation which should solve my problem.

John M Funk Community Leader Jun 14, 2022

Use this for the Epic Name:


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Works like a charm!! THANK YOU!!

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John M Funk Community Leader Jun 15, 2022

Great! And you are welcome. 

Please provide the details of your automation rule and show the log output that details the failure.

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