Parent field for linking sub-tasks to Story/Task

Hi All,

 

    I have a situation where I want to import a massive set of sub-tasks (via CSV file) into JIRA. During the import I'd like to link each sub-task to an existing standard issue (story/task). Is there a field in the sub-task similar to the "Epic Link" field for story/task?

   For various reasons, I need to use story/task as the parent issue.

 

Thanks,

  Randy

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Tarun Sapra Community Champion Aug 02, 2017

Yes, it's doable, you add a column for issue id and add the existing issueKey in CSV so that while importing the issues, all the issues become sub-tasks for the existing issue.

Possible duplicate - https://community.atlassian.com/t5/JIRA-questions/CSV-Importing-of-sub-tasks-and-linking-to-existing-Story/qaq-p/224226

Hi Tarun,

    Thanks for the tip!

    I was able to successfully upload the CSV using an empty Issue Id field and parent Id (issue key of parent story). I confirmed it created the subtask under the story as needed. 

   However, I got the following errors after the import:

Import completed with 14 errors:

Error importing issue [externalId='autoid-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx', summary='null']

Error importing issue [externalId='autoid-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx', summary='null']

Error importing issue [externalId='autoid-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx', summary='null']

Error importing issue [externalId='autoid-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx', summary='null']

Error importing issue [externalId='autoid-xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx', summary='null']

   Any ideas what these errors mean?

Thanks,

  Randy

Please disregard. 

I had extra junkin the CSV file that caused the errors!

 

Thanks,

  Randy

Tarun Sapra Community Champion Aug 02, 2017

Please accept/upvote the answer if it works for you. thanks.

while csv import, can you fill below deatails to link as task to sub-task. make sure add details for task and sub-task as well.

Summary, Issue key, Issue id, Parent id, Issue Type, Project key, Project name, Project type

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