New Epic Feature not working for me.

We are using Epics since GH 5.x. Now we would like to change to the new epic feature. I tried to follow the documentation and enabled epics.

What looks good:

  • I have a sprint board with an epic lane.
  • I have a field "epic link"

Whats bad:

  • I have exisiting Epic/Theme links. Trying to do a classic migration gives me: 0 of 0 epics have 0 Classic epic links
  • When a create a new epic in plan mode it doesn't show up in the epic lane
  • Therefor i can't link tickets to epics.
  • I added "Epic Link" to my default issue screen. When i ask "Where is my field" i get four greens and "The 'Epic Link' field should be present on the form you are viewing" - but it isn't.

We have

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It's possible that you might have duplicate GH custom fields. Need to ensure the correct customfields are mapped to the SCRUM DEFAULT TEMPLATE CONFIGURATION. Contact if you have difficulties.

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Thanks for the answer. I haven't found any duplicate fields. But the 'Epic *' fields are assigned to the wrong issuetype. We have a custom isssuetype called hotfix ... and these fields are assigned to that issuetype only. And there is no configuare option to change this assignment.

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You should be able to fix that through Field Configuration and Field Configuration Scheme. The latter lets you associate issue types with field configurations.

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