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JMWE creating multiple issues with an iterator

Esther Strom Community Leader Oct 02, 2019

I have a workflow where I need to create a handful of specific tasks when an epic is created. I'm using JMWE's create on transition. For the most part, it works. When my epic is created, six separate tasks are being created and linked via the Epic Link field to the new epic. They're getting the correct values for two of our required fields (account and work type.)

The part that isn't working correctly is the iterator. Instead of creating a task with each value in the iterator as the Summary, it's creating the correct number of tasks, but the Summary is always the same - the first value of the iterator (which admittedly matches the Summary value of the initial Set Fields setup; I tried removing that value, but then it throws an error that Summary is a required field.)

Where am I going wrong here? There should be six tasks with the following summaries:

Log Reviews

Firewall Rule

Configuration Standards

User Access Review

Security Alerts

Scans

 

Instead, there are six tasks, all with a summary of Log Reviews.

Here's the result:
result.png

And here's the setup:
setup.png

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Esther Strom Community Leader Oct 02, 2019

The documentation is a bit fuzzy, but setting the Summary field value (at the top, in the "set fields of new issue" section) to

{{it}}

gave me the results I needed. 

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