Does an email service need to be created for each Issue Type??

I read the issue creation though email documentation and I'm confused. Do I need to create one service per issue type, per project?

In other words, if I want to send an email to create, say, a subtask type issue, but my service is set up to type 1 (not subtask), then how would subtask be created? Do I specify that in the subject or body?

Also, I've been looking but haven't found a spot where there are examples of emails that one would send to create issues of different types.


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Yes, using the standard email handler, you would have to create a service for each issuetype you want created. I would use seperate addresses (catchemail) so the handler and service can properly process your messages (eg: create a bug vs sub-task)

If you want examples of ONE email that can create multiple issuetypes based on the content of that email, then you will need to use a different email handler. A good one would be JIRA Enterprise Mail Handler.

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