I have the following automation in nextgen project:
* When issue is linked, assign the new linked issue to the source issue parent (epic).
However, I keep getting "invalid JSON" error.
Hi @Matan Grady
I believe you need to branch on the destination issue for that smart value to work. Please look at this article for details:
When you edit/update an issue, that issue needs to be the focus in the rule. For example, it needs to be the trigger issue or an issue within a branch's selection.
Although you may be able to see the key of a parent with the syntax you are showing, the rule isn't updating the parent: it is not "in scope".
Just to be clear, are you trying to update:
If you want #1, as simple branch on parent should work. If you want #2, you would need to use a branch on JQL for the key of that linked issue's parent. They you may perform the edit within the branch.
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