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Webhook Event for Sub-Task Order Changes?

Hello, does anyone happen to know if a webhook event is generated when the order of sub-tasks is changed (via drag and drop on issue view) under their parent issue? We are expecting the jira:issue_updated event, but it is not occurring.

The parent issue has Sub-Task A and Sub-Task B.  Under the Sub-Tasks section of the parent issue, Sub-Task A is at order position 1 and Sub-Task B is at order position 2.  When I do a generic edit of the parent issue (I updated the description), an issue updated event is triggered, and the sub-task ordering shows correctly in the parent issue as:

"id": "339562"
"key": <Sub-Task A>
"id": "339563"
"key": <Sub-Task B>

When I drag and drop Sub-Task B to be higher, at order position 1, the issue_updated event is not triggered.  Again when I do a edit of the parent issue description, the parent issue correctly reflects the sub-task ordering, the change:

"id": "339563"
"key": <Sub-Task B>
"id": "339562"
"key": <Sub-Task A>

Any suggestions or input would be greatly appreciated on any webhook events that could be represent the drag and drop sub-task ordering change.  Thanks.



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No, I'm afraid nothing happens beyond a change in the database when you re-order subtasks.

I think the data is in the property tables, but I'm not too sure if it has been moved since I last looked at a database.

Hello Nic
Thank you for your answer!

Maybe you know, is there any way to add this to any event? Or maybe something like creating a custom event that will be triggered after reordering?

I think you might have to mess with the code in Jira's core (not just a server app you can plug in), to inject something that triggers when the sub-tasks are moved.

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