Updating Hundreds of Projects to a New Workflow Scheme

I have a Workflow Scheme that is assigned to hundreds of active projects. I need to add a new workflow (not simply edit existing, but add a new one) and update the issuetype mapping. This will force me to make a new Workflow Scheme (not a problem) and edit each of the hundreds of projects assigning them to use the new workflow scheme - this could take days of tedious work.

Any suggestions for doing this faster?

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You're allowed to edit an active workflow scheme. So create your new workflow, then edit the scheme to use the new one instead the old one.

Are you using JIRA 6.x ?

We're using 5.2 right now. Expect upgrade to 6.2 shortly.

In our version, Edit of a Scheme is limited to changing its name - not much help.

Haven't upgraded from 5.2 yet. Expect to do so in a week or two.

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