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Need modified by field JQL using scriptunner

Need user name  for the custom 'Modified By' field when ever the Test case is modified.

The user who modifies a test case is captured. How do I use lastupdated function in JIRA scriptrunner 



2 answers

A similar code is mentioned here:


As @Nic Brough _Adaptavist_ mentioned you can tweak the code by getting the logged in user and setting the 'modifed by' custom field. You can get the logged in user by:

def LoggedInUser = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getLoggedInUser()


Hope that helps.


Anzar Khan

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.event.type.EventDispatchOption
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue

def issue = event.issue as Issue
def desiredValue = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getLoggedInUser() //TODO: Change this to be the actual calculation you want
def customFieldName = "Modified By" //TODO: Change this to match the custom field you want
def customFieldManager = ComponentAccessor.customFieldManager
def field = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue).find{ == customFieldName
def currentCustomFieldValue = issue.getCustomFieldValue(field)
if (currentCustomFieldValue == desiredValue) {
return //Quit -- we don't want to update the field if it's already correct.
def issueService = ComponentAccessor.getIssueService()
def issueInputParameters = issueService.newIssueInputParameters()
issueInputParameters.addCustomFieldValue(, desiredValue)
def loggedInUser = ComponentAccessor.jiraAuthenticationContext.loggedInUser
def validationResult = issueService.validateUpdate(loggedInUser,,
if (validationResult.isValid()) {
def updateResult = issueService.update(loggedInUser,
EventDispatchOption.DO_NOT_DISPATCH, //This is important to avoid infinite loops
if (!updateResult.isValid()) {
log.error "Failed to update issue $issue.key"
log.error updateResult.errorCollection.errorMessages
log.warn updateResult.warningCollection.warnings
} else {
log.error "Failed to update issue $issue.key"
log.error validationResult.errorCollection.errorMessages
log.warn validationResult.warningCollection.warnings
0 votes

I'm sorry, I do not understand the question.

It sounds like you want to read a field from some issues, but JQL is about finding issues, not reading fields, so I'm lost on that.  And what "user name" part of the "modified by" - which field are you actually interested in and which user name?

Use of SRs lastupdated  function is documented at near the bottom of the page.

I have a field by name Modified By . Any  time the test  issue type is updated or edited. The Modified by field should display the persons name who modified it.

Looking for solutions using script runner.

So nothing to do with JQL or searching.

You could write a scripted field to drag it out of the history and comments, or you could write a listener to pick up all the change events (edit, assign, comment, transition, etc) and populate the field with the person who triggered the event.

Like Anzar likes this

Please share scripted field code 

Modified By.PNG                                      Getting error . I created a text custom field by name  'Modified By' and created a listener  as suggested by you. Configured Modified By to Test and Test set issue type. Getting error in the script

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