It can be very helpful to add reminders to issues to keep them up to date.
In the following rule, every morning at 01:00 AM, all issues where the due date has been reached are transitioned to the status ESCALATED.
Create a new rule and name it appropriately.
Providing a description will help you to identify what the rule does but this step is optional.
Add a Trigger → Scheduled and choose who you want to execute this rule in Run as
Choose Days per Week
Set to Once per day at 1:00 am
Add Selector → JQL Selector
Use the following Expression:
Transition issue action
Next to JQL Selector click on Add → Action → Transition Issue
Choose Transition to status
The target status has to be reachable from the current status, otherwise, the action will not be executed.
Enable the rule by clicking on the Enable button →
This is how the configuration above should look on your screen
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