Do Jira Epics update status automatically or do you have to manually update epic status?

Do Jira Epics update status automatically or do you have to manually update epic status?

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Alexey Matveev Community Champion Dec 14, 2017

Hello,

You have manully update epic status

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Any use these functions in the workflow to trigger changes in jira cloud?  Anyone know of any good blog or help pages that discuss this?

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Hi @Greg Mester@Alexey Matveev,

We use a post-function to update the value of the Epic Status field on transition. That is then used to help us calculate the cycle time of the Epics.

This is detailed in Understanding the cycle time of epics in Jira.

Hope that helps.

Regards,
Nick Muldoon
Product Manager, Easy Agile

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