Automatically create sub-tasks on story create

I have created a rule to automatically create sub-tasks upon issue creation, but I don't see a way to execute the rule upon only story creation.  I tried adding the following JQL condition but its still executing the rule for all issue types.  How can I execute this for only stories? We have the same 4 sub-tasks for every story. 

issuetype = Story AND issuetype != Bug AND issuetype != Epic AND issuetype != Improvement AND issuetype != "New Feature" AND issuetype != Research AND issuetype != Spike AND issuetype != Sub-task AND issuetype != Task AND issuetype != Test

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I have query on similar lines, I need to create an automation task to create sub-tasks but they are different for different issue types

for e.g.  for Program Epic - we need 10 sub-tasks

for Stories, we need 5 sub-tasks.

Is there a way to built the trigger for a specific issue type rather than same rule for all Issue Types ?


On a similar note, you can add multiple "Related issue branches" for the "Current issue" to do different actions.

You'll end up with something like below:




For more information on this, see

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Hey there Rashad,

The condition you added should also work, but the recommended way is to match using the field compare condition. If you match on {{}} = "Story" it should do what you're trying to do. See the image below:




Mark C

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