What's the difference between the sprint End Date and actually closing the sprint?

When you start a sprint, you can specify the sprint starting date and time and the ending date and time. If a story isn't done by the sprint end date and time specified when you started the sprint, is that when JIRA will consider it not done or is the date and time that you actually close the sprint using the Close Sprint button when JIRA will consider it not done? 

1 answer

1 accepted

0 votes
Accepted answer

From what I've tested, The dates that you assign to the sprint will essentially determine everything that is visible in your reports while it's still active.  Once you close your sprint the end date will automatically be adjusted to match the actual time the sprint is closed.


As a result the time at which a story is finished will be correctly be reflected in your reports as long as your sprint is closed.



Makes sense to me, Eric. Thanks.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Nov 27, 2018 in Portfolio for Jira

Introducing a new planning experience in Portfolio for Jira (Server/DC)

In the past, Portfolio for Jira required a high degree of detail–foresight that was unrealistic for many businesses to   have–in   order to produce a reliable long-term roadmap. We're tur...

2,655 views 18 21
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you