Sort projects by last activity - how to?

Dear All,

we have a typical problem which involves all the admins of very big Jira instances.

We have more than 1600 projects in our instance and we use to find projects which are inactive for more than a year. The problem is that the users, project leads don't inform us when they finish working in a project or even don't start using a Jira project.

Is there a script or something which we could sort all the projects by the last update with? It would be very helpful for us!

Many thanks for your hints!

Best Regards,

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Hi Rumceisz,

The SQL query below lists all the projects in order or the last issue update that occured.

Maybe this can be of some help?

SELECT DISTINCT i.PROJECT, MIN(i.UPDATED) as 'Last Updated', p.pname 
FROM jiraschema.jiraissue i
INNER JOIN jiraschema.project p
GROUP BY i.PROJECT, p.pname 



Hi Bhushan,

thank you very much! IT's a big help for us!


Hi Rumceisz,

Please accept and vote up if you found the answer helpful :)




We had some of the same challenges and developed a plugin you might want to take a closer look at:

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