Automation for Jira | How to update the work logged in child issues to Epic

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Follow the steps in the article if you want to create an Automation rule where the work logged in the child issues to be added to the epic issue as well


Please add the below components


    : Work Logged

  • CONDITION: Related issues condition

    • Related issues: Epic

    • Condition: Exists


    • For: Epic

  • ACTION: Log Work

    • Time Spent: {{worklog.timeSpent}}

    • Date Started: {{worklog.started}}

The resulting rule will look like below

Add Log Work

By having this rule the work logged in the child Story, Task or Bug is also logged in the Epic.

Updated on May 31, 2024

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