We have enabled JIRA Agile from the Atlassian Marketplace, Agile boards are showing up, I'm creating issues with Story Points, etc. But, I am unable to create an Epic with an "Epic" issue type.
The Epic type does not show up, and if I select Story type, then it prompts for two more required fields (Components, and Fix versions).
When I use the Admin tool to look at issue types, the only types available are Sub-task, Technical Task, Bug, Improvement, New Feature, and Story.
How can I enable/add the Epic issue type?
The Epic issue type is not part of my associated project.
I tried creating the "Epic" issue type, but when I try to create an epic by hovering over the Epics sidebar and clicking the "create epic" link, two things happen:
1) I am still prompted for required fields of your normal issues such as "Component" and "Version".
2) When I creaet a new epic it does not show up in the epics sidebar, but instead as a normal issue in the backlog.
How can I create the Epic issue type so it behaves as the documentation indicate it should. Or more simply, I want to create an epic and have it show up in the epics sidebar.
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