How to update custom field values during workflow transition.

This article includes the usage of third-party plugins that are not supported by Atlassian

By default, updating a custom field during a transition is not possible in JIRA, but there is workaround involving the JIRA Suite Utilities Plugin.

Step 1: install JIRA Suite Utilities Plugin

Please install JIRA Suite Utilities plugin, which is available from this link.

(warning) Note: check on JIRA compatible version.

Step 2: update your project's workflow transition
  1. Navigate to the appropriate workflow
  2. Create a Draft or Copy of the existing workflow
  3. Navigate to the appropriate transition's Post Functions tab
  4. Add Update Issue Custom Field to the post function.
  5. Specify the custom field and the desired value to be updated.  
    1. For example:

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