move sub-tasks automatically based on Parent issue transition

Is it possible to move sub-tasks automatically, when the parent issue move from one transition to another transition?

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Are you not interested developing your own plugin also?

If interested, you can write workflow postfunction as a workflow module in your existing self-developed workflow plugin.

see https://developer.atlassian.com/display/JIRADEV/Workflow+Plugin+Modules#WorkflowPluginModules-Functions

http://www.j-tricks.com/1/post/2010/08/workflow-post-function.html

if you have any doubts, you can revert back.

thanks for the link...

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Hi Ganga,

It is possible to sync issues. You can look at Exocet lite plugin which is free and will allow you to sync issues. i.e change the status of sub-task if parent task is moved.

Regards

Anand

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Thanks Anand,

It is promising, but we're not in position to add new plugins. In particularly for workflow usage.

Regards,

Ganga S

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Andreas Knecht Community Champion Nov 21, 2016

There's now a very easy to configure way to transition parents and sub-tasks in sync using Automation for JIRA!

You can easily modify related issues (such as parents, stories, sub-tasks, epics, linked issues and even JQL) using our related issues action and condition:

(this example transitions sub-tasks, but you could just as easily change this to transition the parent as a result of a sub-task being transitioned)

You could configure a rule that simply checks if all sub-tasks are closed and then transition the parent to a given step using the related issues action.

For more details see https://blog.codebarrel.io/synchronize-parent-and-sub-task-issues-with-automation-for-jira-bdcca6c9d453

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