Create a SubTask with a Deadline

Hi, is there a way when creating a SubTask to assign a deadline for the task to be completed and flag/send a email notification when this deadline is nearing the deadline date and/or breached ?

Using JIRA v5.2

Thanks

2 answers

How about using the due date and an issue filter returning all sub-tasks that are due?

Sth. like

type = "sub-task" AND due <=endOfWeek() and resolutions IS EMPTY // all issues that are due before the end of the week

type = "sub-task" AND due <=startOfDay() and resolutions IS EMPTY // all issue that are due tofay ore overdue

Then you subscribe to the filters and you'll be notified about all the sub-tasks that are due/overdue. I would also use those filters in a filter gadget on my dashboard...

Cheers

Hi Christian,

Thanks for the answer. However could you break this down into steps for me. Basically Im new to JIRA and am creating a subtask via the more actions button. How would I achieve the above ?

Thanks!

Basically you'll have to make sure that e.g. the due date field, which is a standard JIRA field and therefore probably on the create issue screen, is present on the screen:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Defining+a+Screen#DefiningaScreen-Configuringascreen'stabsandfields

Then you enter a value when you create your subtask...

Next thing would be to define a filter by searching for the subtasks that are due ore overdue... Use the JQL I provided above or define your own search

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Using+Filters

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Advanced+Searching

Last thing you have to do is to save that filter and subscribe to it, meaning that you will recieve emails (you can configure the interval etc.) on the serach results being returned by that filter:

https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA/Advanced+Searching

Hope that helps

Cheers

Thanks for the info. I will look into this...any questions will revert.

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