Setting up a project and issues types

To enable a SAP transport management with Jira a workflow is needed. To specify a workflow a project that includes relevant issue types is necessary. 

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Step-by-Step Guide


Create or select a project 

Add a new project (e.g. SAP Transport Panel) or select an existing project which consists of issues, which result in a SAP transport request. 

Further information → Atlassian documentation: Creating a project


Create or select issue types 

Add new issue types or select existing issue types for SAP transport management. 

Further information → Atlassian documentation: Defining issue type field values

StepProcedureExample
1In Jira, navigate to Admin Menu (cog wheel) Issues Issue Types (Sidebar)
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Add new issue types or select existing issue types for the SAP transport management. 


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For this example following issue types are enabled with SAP Transport Panel functionality.  

NameDescriptionType
StoryIssue type for a user story, which can consist of multiple SAP transport requests. Standard Issue Type
BugA problem which impairs or prevents the functions of the product.Standard Issue Type

These issue types are just examples. The issue types can be named as you wish.


Create or select an issue type scheme

Add a new issue type scheme or select an existing issue type scheme for the relevant issue types. 

Further information → Atlassian documentation: Add, edit, and delete an issue type scheme

StepProcedureExample
1In Jira, navigate to Admin Menu (cog wheel) Issues Issue Type Scheme (Sidebar)
2

Add an issue type scheme or select an existing issue type scheme for the SAP transport management. 

For this example an issue type scheme SAP Transport Panel: Issue Type Scheme is added via Add Issue Type Scheme Button. 

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Add the relevant issue types to the current scheme. 

FieldExampleDescription
Multiple issue types for Transport requests

Story 

Bug

An Issues type suited for the SAP transport management, which can contain multiple original Transport request links.

Click on Save


Associate the issue type scheme to the Jira project

Associate the issue type scheme to the relevant project to use the set of issue types for the SAP transport management. 

Further information → Atlassian documentation: Associating issue types with projects

StepProcedureExample
1

Navigate to the relevant project defined in the first step of this section. 

Hint

If you click on the search bar in the upper right of the Jira header the last accessed projects are listed. 


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Click on Project setting at the bottom of the left navigation bar. 


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Navigate to Issues(sidebar) → Types


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Click on Actions and Use a different scheme

5Select the created scheme SAP Transport Panel: Issue Type Scheme. Click on Ok