How to update customfield values of multiple issue using JIRA CLI commands.

We need to update the value of field in 100 issues.How can I do this using CLI.

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If it is just one or two fields, use setFieldValue, otherwise use updateIssue. There are examples on the Examples page.

How to do this for muliple issuess....any batch file will work?

You can use a batch file or use runFromIssueList with some search criteria or runFromSql if you have SQL access or run with a text based file or one of the other run actions depending on how you determine which jira issues need to be udpated.

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion May 31, 2012

Hi Anoop,

why don't you use the bulk change utility ?

Best regards


Hi Thomas,

Each issue is having different values for the customfield.So bulk update is not a good option.



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