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Create linked issue in project B for each issue in Project A

Hello people,

I would need help or any guidence on how-to setup "Automation for Jira" rule that would do the following:

- When issue is created in project A , For every issue in project A that exists I need to create a issue in Project B 
- This would mean If Project A has 3 issues in it when I create new issue in Project A, it should also create (3+1) issues in Project B.

Any tips/pointers are much appreciated :)


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John Funk Community Leader Feb 24, 2021

Hi Mario,

This is extremely unusual, and I can see where it could get in a loop of sorts in that it will create multiple cards for every issue in project A every a new card gets created. 

For example based on your example: a new card is created in project A. There are 3 existing cards in project A so 4 new cards would get created in project B.

But then later another card is created in project A, the would create 5 new cards in project B, including for the same 4 cards that have already been created in project B - so there would be duplicates of all 4 of those. And then triple the same cards on the next project A card. 

Is that really what you want? 

Hey Mr.Funk :) 
I replied in the post below.
Thank you very much for taking interest in my request.

Hi John,

First of all thank you for your attention.

Yes, you are correct, this is the Automation that I would like to achieve.
Project B would act as a storage/warehouse project where we want to keep relations with cards from Project A.
I'm aware that it will be a looooong list of cards in Project B, but again this would be used as relation storage.

Any tips for me on how to get started with this? :)


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