JIRA REST API: How to get nested groups

Hi there,

I am able to read all groups from JIRA via the REST API.

Is there any way that I can also read the nested groups for each via REST?

Best regards,
George

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There's no REST API for this, but you can easily implement your own REST endpoint with Script Runner  for example. Then you can all it at rest/scriptrunner/1.0/custom/childgroups/?group=parent assuming your group that you want to examine is called parent.

here's the code:

import com.atlassian.jira.bc.group.GroupService;
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.user.ApplicationUser;
import com.atlassian.jira.user.util.UserUtil;
import com.onresolve.scriptrunner.runner.rest.common.CustomEndpointDelegate
import groovy.json.JsonBuilder
import groovy.transform.BaseScript
import javax.ws.rs.core.MultivaluedMap
import javax.ws.rs.core.Response
@BaseScript CustomEndpointDelegate delegate
childgroups(httpMethod: "GET", groups: ["jira-users"]) { MultivaluedMap queryParams, String body ->
	def name = queryParams.get("group")
	def uu = ComponentAccessor.getComponent(UserUtil.class)
	def group = uu.getGroup(name)
	def gs = ComponentAccessor.getComponent(GroupService)
	
	return Response.ok(new JsonBuilder(gs.getChildGroupNames(group)).toString()).build();
}

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