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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition by Ravi Sagar

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Creating issue types for test campaigns and test cases

Out of the box, the JIRA software comes with a few standard Issue types, namely Bug, Epic, Story, and Task, and one subtask named Sub-task. We need to create two issue types:

  • Requirement: Issue types
  • Test campaign: This will be the standard issue type
  • Test case: This will be the subtask

Let's take a look at how to create these issue types:

  1. Go to Administration | Issues | Issue types and click on the Add Issue Type button in the top-right corner:

    Creating issue types for test campaigns and test cases

  2. On the next screen, enter Name as Test Campaign, enter Description as This issue type will be used as a collection of individual test cases., which is a ...

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