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Due date regarding Edited

I have created one Epic-A, Due date is 17 SEP 2019. in this I have created tasks P,Q,R,S....

For P due date: 15 SEP 2019

For Q : 16 SEP 2019

For R: 17 SEP 2019

For S: 20 SEP 2019

Jira is accepting this 20 SEP 2019.... how? supposed to warn me that, the main epic due date was prior to your task S due.........

Do we have any provision for that?

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Hi @Chakravarthy R 

Jira won't stop you from doing that. You will have to rely on a workflow validator or some scripts (behaviours). You would need an additional add-on to do that.

In case you have ScriptRunner installed it is not very difficult to achieve. Take a look here.

You can do both ways - update parent due date as well (roll up dates using listeners). It really depends what you want to achieve. When dealing with these situations where you want to track original planned date and actual date (based on sub-tasks) people create multiple dates. So you also can compare later on for reporting purpose.

Ravi

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