JIRA Agile 6.6.41 Release Notes
15 December 2014
The Atlassian team announces the release of JIRA Agile 6.6.41. This point release contains a number of features as well as several updates and fixes. Upgrading to JIRA Agile 6.6.41 is free to all customers with active JIRA software maintenance.
Note, JIRA Agile 6.6.41 and JIRA Agile 6.6.40 are functionally the same: 6.6.40 was only released to JIRA Cloud and 6.6.41 was only released for JIRA Server.
Move an issue to the top/bottom of a column or swimlane
You can now move an issue to the top or bottom of a column (or a swimlane, if you have swimlanes configured) in Work mode, via the issue menu. Just right-click the issue and click Top of Swimlane/Bottom of Swimlane or Top of Column/Bottom of Column.
This is particularly useful on a Kanban board with lots of issues in the To Do column, when it can be difficult to rank an issue by dragging and dropping it.
Upgrading JIRA Agile
Change to the REST API endpoint for balancing rank fields (Lexorank)
In previous releases, JIRA administrators and JIRA system administrators could trigger a balance of all rank fields, by using a GET with this REST resource:
From JIRA Agile 6.6.41 onwards, the behaviour of this resource has changed:
|POST||Trigger a balance of all rank fields||
|Trigger a balance of a single field||
Get the status of the rank balancing. Returns the following:
General upgrade notes
Before upgrading, please read the JIRA Agile 6.6 Upgrade Notes.
- If you are using JIRA Agile with JIRA Server, upgrade via the JIRA Plugin Manager.
- If you are using JIRA Agile with JIRA Cloud, subscribe to our blog for the latest updates (see this page for instructions). Please note that JIRA Agile may be released for JIRA Server several days before it is updated for JIRA Cloud. To find out what version of JIRA Agile is running in JIRA Cloud, see Application Versions.
Updates and Fixes in this release
Other updates and fixes in the release include:
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