If I have a ticket with a few urls I feel like searching for "security" should bring back issues, it doesn't work at all. I get word stems is a problem, but make an exception for a common case. This is a pretty fabulously broken bit of JIRA "search"
Jira's JQL can't perform searches for fragments of words. Instead Jira has to search for whole words. This is a known limitation explained in https://confluence.atlassian.com/jiracoreserver073/search-syntax-for-text-fields-861257223.html#Searchsyntaxfortextfields-Wholewordsonly
In this case, since the word 'security' is being encapsulated between other characters (and not spaces), Jira won't be able to separate this specific word in that URL for the purpose of searching via native JQL. Instead when Jira is indexing text like this the entire URL is treated as a single word.
However I think there might be a way to get around this with the use of a plugin for Jira. For example, I believe that the Scriptrunner plugin will allow you to use regex searches of specific issue fields in Jira per https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/latest/jira/jql-functions.html#_regular_expressions
If you had this plugin with Jira, I believe you could then do an advanced search in Jira such as
issueFunction in issueFieldMatch("", "description", "security")
which I believe will then be able to help find issues that contain that specific substring of characters in their descriptions.
Of course there might exist other plugins in Marketplace that could help here as well.
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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