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Create project by scriptrunner

Hello ,
I would like to be able to create jira projects with existing templates through a script.
1. Through the transition of a card on the board, you must create a project.
2. Projects must be created using pre-created templates in JIra.
3. For example, from a card with the id, name, type of project and scrum master the project must be created.
4. There must be a condition to compare if the card has a waterfall type field, for example, a project must be created through the waterfall template.
5. If it is Agile, a project must be created using the Agile template.

Can you help me with this?
Thank in advance,

1 answer

Hi @Emanuel Paquetelima I guess I have the script you need:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.util.thread.JiraThreadLocalUtils
import com.onresolve.scriptrunner.canned.jira.admin.CopyProject
import org.apache.log4j.Logger
import org.apache.log4j.Level
def log = Logger.getLogger(getClass())

def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager()
def projectManager = ComponentAccessor.getProjectManager()

//change this to your template source project
def srcProjectKey = 'SPK' // source project key
def getSrcProjectObject = projectManager.getProjectByCurrentKey(srcProjectKey)

def targetKey = "SP" // you must adjust for your purpose
def targetProjectName = "Some project" // you must adjust for your purpose

if(getSrcProjectObject && targetKey && targetProjectName) {

//You have to wrap the thread in JiraThreadLocalUtils in Jira 8 or no issues will be cloned
Thread executorThread = new Thread(JiraThreadLocalUtils.wrap {
def copyProject = new CopyProject()
def inputs = [
(CopyProject.FIELD_SOURCE_PROJECT) : srcProjectKey,
(CopyProject.FIELD_TARGET_PROJECT) : targetKey,
(CopyProject.FIELD_TARGET_PROJECT_NAME) : targetProjectName,
(CopyProject.FIELD_COPY_VERSIONS) : true,
(CopyProject.FIELD_COPY_COMPONENTS) : true,
(CopyProject.FIELD_COPY_ISSUES) : true,
//(CopyProject.FIELD_ORDER_BY) : "Rank", <-- no longer a valid option so I am commenting this out

def errorCollection = copyProject.doValidate(inputs, false)
if (errorCollection.hasAnyErrors()) {
log.warn("Couldn't create project: $errorCollection")
} else {
def util = ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil()
def adminsGroup = ComponentAccessor.getGroupManager().getGroup("jira-administrators")
assert adminsGroup // must have jira-administrators group defined
def admins = util.getAllUsersInGroups([adminsGroup])
assert admins // must have at least one admin



//must call start Not run or the Post functions will throw an error because it tries to access a dead thread

log.error("Cannot Clone Project as source Project, target key or target project names were Not found or Not specified")

this script copies also issues, versions and components from source project

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