Based on Issue Type How to automatically assign an Issue to a particular user

Here is an example of what am looking to achieve:

Issue Type: Design Change- Automatically AssignAssignee: andrews.e

If someone creates the issue with the Issue type (Design Change) then it will automatically be assigned to - andrews.e

For Design Change issue type I have a separate workflow. So edited the workflow and added the Post Function - Update Issue Field. Please find the below snapshots.

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I have added the post-functions and performed reindex. After that, I created the issue with my issue type (Design Change/Update) by default it's assigned to Project Lead.

Could you please suggest me on this....

Its bit urgent requirement -- Am using JIRA v 7.3.7


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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Sep 06, 2017

Hi Andrews,

you have to set the assignee in the first step:

image.pngThis works for us.

Thank you Thomas.

Thomas Schlegel Community Champion Sep 07, 2017

You're welcome :-)

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Thank you.

Hi @Thomas,


I have added the post function -> Stores update to an issue. under Assignee of the issue. Now it's working as expected.



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