Excluding Zephyr Test Cases From Project Issues Overview Screen

We are using Zephyr for JIRA and have 1500+ test cases.

As you you have to leave the Status of a test case as 'Open', these test cases are included within the totals on the Issues Overview screen for a project.

This makes it very mis-leading as at a glance it looks as if there are 1500+ unresolved issues that require attention!! This of course defeats the pupose of the issues overview screen.

Is there a way to exclude any tests (issuetype = test) from this issues overview screen?

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.


1 answer

Hi Graeme,

The Zephyr issue type Test is still a standard JIRA issue type which means it follows the same rules as other JIRA issue types. Are you able to add the issue type Test to your JIRA workflow? This would alow for you to close, etc, the Test issue type.

Kind Regards,


Hi Emily

Thank you for your comment.

I didn't think you were meant to 'Close' a live 'Test' within JIRA?



Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Tuesday in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

232 views 1 18
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you