Can Jira update a custom field everytime an issue is updated?

Specifically - we would like to update a custom field everytime the jira issue assignment changes. Can this be accomplished via configuration vs code?

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Ahmad Danial Atlassian Team Feb 06, 2013

Hey there, Rob.

JIRA is not able to update custom fields via post functions by default as explained in the following documentation:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Configuring+Workflow#ConfiguringWorkflow-postfunctions

However, there is a plugin that might be able to cater for your requirement.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=310378700

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.googlecode.jira-suite-utilities

Hope this helps!

Warm regards,

Danial

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