Is there any way to mass delete old worklogs?



Is there a way in tempo that the admin could delete worklogs massively? As we have tried till now, you can only delete by going ticket by ticket. What we would like to achieve, is, for example, to be able to massively delete all worklogs of a month (for all people). Is there any way to do that, or at least do something close to that?


Thank you

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Currently, it is not possible to bulk edit or delete worklogs in JIRA or Tempo.

All the worklogs are in the "worklog" table in the JIRA database. You would need to execute an SQL to delete all the records in bulk. We do not recommend that you do so but you can at your own risk.

This SQL will show you all the worklogs a certain user has after 4-Jul-2016:

select *
from worklog
where author = 'john'
and startdate > '2016-07-04'
order by startdate



Hello and thank you for the answer.

Since we are on the Cloud installation, is your solution possible?


Thank you

You would need to check with Atlassian, as they will need to do this for you.

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