Get email notifications when a new issue is raised against an epic

Using JIRA 5.2.11.

By default notifications are only sent if you watch the specific issue. However some use cases that we would like to consider is whether - assuming that a user is assigned as a watcher of an EPIC:

  • they get notified when Bugs / Stories are added / removed from that Epic.
  • They could automatically get notifications of changes to issues under an epic (or would they have to manually add themselves when they discover issues added to the epic.

I can't see this being supported in 5.2.11, but is it something that is improved and available in later versions of JIRA, or is there a plugin which provides this functionality?

4 answers

Is this not possible?

I'm interested in this as well.

Has anyone figured out how to do this? I am looking for the same use case

I'd love to see this feature. Has anyone found any work-arounds for this? Thanks.

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