Does an add-on that deletes issues on a schedule exist?

I've been unsuccessful in finding an add-on that will delete issues (identified by JQL) on a set schedule. In other words, after a specific type of task reaches 30 days, I'd like it to be removed from JIRA.

Is anyone aware of an add-on that meets that requirement?

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Joe Pitt Community Champion Jul 26, 2017

Don't delete issues. It will come around to bite you. The forum is full of pleas to find a way to restore issues, but you can't. 

Fortunately, that's not a concern in this case.

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Gaston Valente Community Champion Jul 26, 2017



i don't know if there's a plugin for this but you can code a script service with any script plugin to achieve this

I was hoping there'd be another option, but scripting seems like the clearest path.

Gaston Valente Community Champion Jul 26, 2017

Ok, i think there's no other solution, but it is dangerous.

Jira uses indexes for searching, if your indexes are wrong the search will be returning issues that maybe you are not supposed to delete.

i'll do a check issue by issue to see if the criteria is met, after the issues are returned by the query.

good luck

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