Is there a way to change the "Resolution Date" in Jira?

Sometimes an issue isn't resolved in the moment of the pressure of the "Resolve Issue" button, but it could be a user resolves an issue in the day T and he presses the "Resolve Issue" button after 2 days. The Resolution Date showed is T+2, but I'd like to register T.

Is there a way to obtain T or must I create a custom field?

Thank You

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No, the resolution date really is "the last time the resolution was set", it's not actually physical data, it's derived from the time the resolution changed.

As you suggest, you'll need a custom field.

Do you know of any ways to do this via scriptrunner?

If you were running the self-hosted version, and you had reliable backups, and you took the service offline first, you could edit the SQL in the underlying database, in which case it's the jiraissue.RESOLUTIONDATE field, but for OnDemand you're probably on your own.

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