Create
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

add reporter as watcher on JiraCloud

Hi everyone ! 

I need to add the original reporter as watcher on issue create. All of the guides that i found online are for scriptrunner for jira server, but i'm running a cloud instance and the scripts ( in scriptrunner.. ) doesn´t run.

is there any way to do this??


Thanks!

 

5 answers

0 votes

Our feature request mentions some other plugins that could be of use:

Ability to add watchers during issue creation

what i really need is that when the reporter changes, the old one is added to the watcher list.

i couldn´t find any plugin or method to do this.

 

Hi Alejandro,

This should be possible using a Script Listener in ScriptRunner for JIRA Cloud, and I was going to provide some example code here for you, but I've run into a problem with the REST API that Atlassian provide for adding a watcher to an issue.

I'll post back here once I've figured out the problem.

Thanks,
Jon

ok Great ! 

It should not be only in the creation of the issue, but also every time that the reporter is modified.

so,  on reporter changed = add old reporter as watcher 

 

Thanks!

Alejandro

 

Hi Alejandro,

This script should work for you when configured to run on the Issue Updated event.

// Get the change history for the issue
List<Map> histories = get(issue.self)
        .queryString('expand', 'changelog')
        .asObject(Map)
        .body
        .changelog
        .histories as List<Map>

// Determine whether the reporter was the last updated field
Map reporterChange = histories.isEmpty() ? null : histories
        .last()
        .items
        .find { it['field'] == 'reporter' }

// If the reporter was the last updated field...
if (reporterChange) {
    // Add the previous reporter as a watcher
    def resp = post("/rest/api/2/issue/${issue.key}/watchers")
        .header('Content-Type', 'application/json')
        .body("""\"${reporterChange.from}\"""")
        .asString()
    assert resp.status == 204
}

I hope that helps,
Thanks,
Jon

Hi Jon !

 

Thanks for the answer!, but i´m getting a code error.

tmp.PNG

I've updated my answer to fix this.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
TAGS
Community showcase
Published in Trello

🏊‍♀️ Atlympic Event: Trello

Hello Community!  Quick disclaimer: We are running a contest on Community (The Atlympics!) from July 23rd - August 8th of 2021. If you are interested in participating in this contest (prizes! ...

70 views 0 6
Read article

Community Events

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find an event

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you