When and how to use the canned ScriptRunner script 'Configuration exporter'?

Rina Nir Solutions Partner Oct 18, 2016

JIRA 7.1.9

ScriptRunner 4.3.9

I noticed there is a (new?) canned script called 'Configuration Exporter', and as moving configuration between instances is always a hot-topic I wanted to explore what it does.  My impression was that it facilitates exporting of some ScriptRunner related items (at least listeners- which was the only item type this instance had) and generates .yaml code.

It then said: Copy and paste the following to your script-runner.yaml file

Fair enough. However- I could not find any doc explaining how and to what end I should use this yaml file.


Is there any documentation available which I missed?

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Hi Rina...

Docs are here: https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/latest/jira/creating-a-script-plugin.html

Also https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/latest/jira/DevEnvironment.html has been worked, which is a precursor to creating script plugins.

Rina Nir Solutions Partner Oct 18, 2016

Thanks for teh speedy response

So, that's what I understand:

  1. You have scripotrunner bit as 'inline' scripts in your dev instance.
  2. The tool automatically finds those items and creates a .yaml export
  3. Which can be packaged into a ScriptRunner plug-in and installed on prod.

Would be nice to have something mentioned here also: https://scriptrunner.adaptavist.com/latest/jira/builtin-scripts.html

Rina Nir Solutions Partner Oct 18, 2016

Yes, I notice now that the plugin example also has a yaml file in it!

Yes... the yaml file is only requred for stuff that you configure through the UI, eg listeners. Built-in scripts are just found through classpath scanning, so they only need to be present (with the right package, currently).

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