Is there any non-scripting answer to close a story automatically when its sub-tasks are closed?

I am trying to automate certain steps in the JIRA workflow, e.g. when all the subtasks are closed, close the parent story, or when a subtask is reopened, then re-open the parent story, or zero out remaining hours when closing a subtask, etc.

I have been able to block the manual closing of a story when subtasks are not closed using a condition on a workflow, but don't know how to effect closing story automatically when the subtasks are closed.

Trying to use the Post-Functions but not successful. Any ideas?


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Update on Transition for JIRA has support for Transitioning issues based on JQL query. However, this support is not available for Cloud at this time - see CW-18.

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