Moving sub-tasks to new parent with Bulk Update

I am not able to move sub-tasks to new parent with Bulk Update functionality. How can this easily be accomplished without going to each individual sub-task and selecting "Move"

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I realize this has already been answered, but if you want to do this with native JIRA rather than a plugin, you can do it in two steps:

  1. Bulk Move your subtasks to any parent Issue Type in the same project
  2. Bulk Move these parent Issues back to Subtasks, you will be prompted for the new parent


Hi Eric,

I tried to follow these steps but I was only given other sub-task issue types to choose as my new issue type.  If you found a way around that can you share?

Thank you

Strange. I am sorry; I have not seen this behaviour so I am not sure what would be causing it. When I go to Bulk Move any subtask issue type, all of my normal issue types are available for selection as well.

Thanks for the quick response.  I will play with it and see if it's a setting in our admin I can change.  We are using JIRA Server v6.2.

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