Change jira parent id of subtask

Since there is no way to change subtask's parent id via jira rest api,I tried to modify source in table ISSUElINK,but still not work,can any one help me? thank U.

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DO NOT CHANGE A JIRA DATABASE WHILE IT IS RUNNING

Apologies for the shouting, but you need to understand that. If you amend Jira issue data with SQL, you *must* have stopped Jira before running the SQL, you *must* have taken a database backup and proved you can restore it ok, and you *must* reindex Jira afterwards. Or things break.

There's no way to change the link via REST, you will have to use the API to do it - either use the GUI or write something to expose the link values over REST.

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Mirek Community Champion Apr 14, 2014

Nic is right.. Database change is the last thing you want to do. But wait.. Why you cannot convert a subtask to and issue and then convert an issue to a sub-task back again?

This will allow you to change the parent to other ticket without touching the database or using REST.

Other case if you want to do it for mulitple issue.. Since this option is only available for single issues.

-Mirek

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Thanks Nic and Mirek,your suggestions are really helpful to me.

--Regards

Di

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