We will be renaming 10 JIRA custome fields. We have a few questions.
1. How do the fields affect existing records? Do they get updated or ignored?
2. Do Multi Select custom fields work the same way as above when renamed. What happens to current records? Updated as well? Does the Database go into heavy update mode?
Are you looking at renaming the actual field or an option within a select or multi-select list?
1. Everything will get updated.
2. Everything should work the same. Everything will be updated. However, within the database everything references the ID and not the actual label/name that you give it. There won't be THAT many updates.
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