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Assigning defects as sub tasks in JIRA


#1

Currently we have an option to add bug into JIRA from TestRail. But i would like to add bug as Defect(sub-task) for tasks(user -stories) . Is that possible ?


#2

Hi,

I’d like to know more about this as well as we are also looking at doing the same thing.

@gurock is there a way to integrate JIRA to allow the option of adding defects as a sub-task to a ticket rather than automatically creating a separate issue and having to link it? This would be helpful for sprint reports as well.

+1 on the vote for this functionality


#3

I found solution for this, in push fields change parent as on
And while pushing a defect task id as Parent task.

Hope this will be helpful.


#4

Hi,

I’ll give that a bash and if I have any issues, will let you know.

Thanks,
Bryan


#5

Hi,

Although that works allowing you to create it as a sub-task, it doesn’t allow you to create it as a defect sub task. I want to be able to create a defect and assign it to the parent for reporting purposes in Jira and TestRail. If it’s raised as a sub task it doesn’t update the defect report in TestRail which we are wanting to use more.

Hope that makes sense.

@gurock Any thoughts on integration with Jira and what fields can be used?


#6

Hi Bryan,

Thank you for the follow up post. The suggestion that Muhsin pointed out is actually the best option in this case. When submitting a defect as a sub-task of a parent ticket, it is doing this just as it would be done in JIRA itself. Technically, the sub-task is still considered a defect in of itself.


#7

Hi Marty,

Would this then be reflected in the defect report?

Thanks