find unused Jira projects

Rodney Sawyer Community Champion May 24, 2017

After years of using JIRA, we have a lot of projects that are no longer actively being used.   I can go through and search project by project to find the most recnet ticket created in each... I was just hoping for a more elegant solution.   Maybe something which showed me the most recent issue in each project.  Has anyone done something like this?  

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I do this by SQL Queries @Rodney

SELECT DISTINCT p.pkey,p.LEAD,MAX(i.UPDATED) as "Last Updated"
FROM jiraissue i
INNER JOIN project p
ON p.ID = i.PROJECT
GROUP BY p.pkey,p.LEAD
ORDER BY MAX(i.UPDATED) ASC

Hope this helps

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Cheers

Chander

1 vote

I resorted to writing a report ages ago.  It listed the projects with the most recently updated issue, date of oldest issue, ID (as that always increases when you create new projects, so you know the newest project is the highest number etc), and a couple of other bits related to it.

I keep meaning to re-develop it (it was a hack at the time, and for version 3.something), but things like sleep and paid work get in the way.

Sadly, I suspect your approach is already the best you can get without any coding, although if you've got script-runner or reporting tools, you should be able to do something.

 

Rodney Sawyer Community Champion May 24, 2017

Yeah, that is what I was thinking also.  Maybe in some of my downtime I can put something together.  

Thanks

Hi, 

We used to have the same problem with our support packs projects, so we used Profields to give our projects a scripted field called Last Activity that records the last time something happenedd in the project. Maybe it could solve your problems and help you organice your projects better.

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Regards

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