Starting subtask automatically starts parent task

Is there a way to automatically set a parent task to "in progress" in case of one subtask is set to this status?

In one of the last JIRA updates this connection was implemented while resolving/closing the last "open" subtask, so this would be a straight way of handling...

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Its not possible in OnDemand. You will need a plugin even in downloaded version for this.

Hi Jobin,

thx for your update, but this seems to me as a not logical behaviour...

Perhaps Atlassian can offer a solution?

Perhaps. You can always add a feature request.

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