A customer reported the following:
"During cloning a Job, it is creating a duplicate of each task that was part of the original Job. It is getting a large number of cloned tasks listed overtime causing the tree to get larger and larger".
Steps to duplicate:
Now, also if you do this:
ITMS 8.5 RU4, 8.6 GA
Default behavior prior to ITMS 8.6 RU1 release.
What was described above regarding cloning Jobs and creating copies of its tasks is something that we have addressed with our 8.6 RU1 release.
Under our 8.6 RU1 release notes:
Clone a job without cloning the items that this job contains.
The Shallow clone option lets you clone a job without cloning the items that this job contains. This feature lets you replicate the process that this job represents while replacing the items within that job.
With ITMS 8.6 RU1 you should have "Shallow Clone" option in job clone UI that allows to re-use the same tasks (and not create their copies) in newly cloned job.