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Can scriptrunner prevent branch deletion through the UI?

Is there a way to use ScriptRunner to prevent branch deletion performed through the UI? (for stash versions prior to 3.10 which don't have this support built-in).

I can see it's possible with a pre-receive hook, but I think this wouldn't prevent a delete through the UI. I had a look through the event hooks but I couldn't see a CancelableEvent for branch deletion. 

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Hi Baris,

ScriptRunner events are categorised in cancelable and non-cancelable sections in the Script Event Handlers functionality.

If you use the Script Event Handler functionality and create a custom BranchDeletionRequestedEvent then it should be canceleable, please see this link:

https://developer.atlassian.com/static/javadoc/bitbucket-server/4.0.3/api/reference/com/atlassian/bitbucket/event/branch/BranchDeletionRequestedEvent.html

I hope that helps.

 

 

Ah, thank you! The link to this from the adaptavist documentation was broken (I see you have fixed this now - thank you) and my own googling 'Atlassian CancelableEvent' took me here which on reflection is obviously (from the URL) out of date.

 

Hm - I don't have "Custom event handler" available - is that because it's not enabled for me for my repo, or is this not possible at the repo level?

(I do have available other standard actions in response to events)

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Hi Baris,

Branch permissions in later versions allows you to control who can delete branches. Take a look at https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/BitbucketServer/Using+branch+permissions

For your existing version, you might find the below link helpful.

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.sarav.stash.hooks.protectbranches.ProtectBranches/server/overview

Hope that helps.

Right. Not sure about ScriptRunner but you might find this helpful. It is compatible with the version you are running.

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.sarav.stash.hooks.protectbranches.ProtectBranches/server/overview

Maybe time for an upgrade :wink:

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