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Jira automatically creates countless "Epic Name" fields when open tasks Edited


We have made a Jira update to version 8.13.5 and now have the problem that Jira creates a new user-defined field "Epic Name" and "Rank" each time an epic task is called up. These fields are then blocked. We now have 63 pages full of new fields within a few days.

How can I prevent the new creation and delete the old fields?

Thanks and Greetings


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Thomas Deiler Community Leader Apr 20, 2021

Dear @Christian Borchert ,

what you have observed is a known issue with jira software. Please follow this article, where it is described in details.

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That sounds like a pretty serious problem that you should report directly to Atlassian Support.

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