Using the JIRA CLI getUserList function with a regex Edited


I'm trying to get a filtered user list with JIRA CLI. My goal is to get all users without "" in the username.

I succeed to run the command line with the --name "@all" argument:

--action getUserList --name "@all"

So, I added a regular expression to filter the results:

--action getUserList --name "@all" --regex "^[^@]*$"

Unfortunately, it returned all the users (included the users with in their username).

I'm wondering if the regular expression applies on username only or on all the user metadata (e.g. username, full name, email) ?

I'm using JIRA Core 7.4.1 with JIRA CLI 6.8.0.

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I'm not sure if the regex is being applied to just username or the full meta data.   But I don't think your regex will return the results you want here.   I was playing with some sample data on Regexr and I think I came up with a regex that should be able to return a list of users, minus the ones at

Try this out for the regex part:


This uses a negative lookahead function.  First it's looking to match the first and those results are discarded outright.   From there it's just trying to find any valid email address that follows the format of username@domain.tld




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