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Find user who created Jira issue link

Hi,

I am trying to find the user who created / deleted an issue link via custom code in script runner. For an IssueEvent object, I can use getUser() method. Similarly, for IssueLinkCreatedEvent or IssueLinkDeletedEvent, I am trying to figure out the best way to identify the user who created/deleted the link. Based on the user, I must do some custom handling. 

Can you please let me know if there is a way to accomplish this?

Thanks,

Archana

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Elifcan Cakmak Community Leader Feb 05, 2021

Hello,

Best way to do this is to get the change history of the issue.

https://docs.atlassian.com/software/jira/docs/api/latest/com/atlassian/jira/issue/changehistory/ChangeHistoryManager.html#getChangeItemsForField-com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue-java.lang.String-

Iterate through the change history and search for the field "Link". From there you need to parse the "from" field, "to" field and get the user who performed the change:

https://docs.atlassian.com/software/jira/docs/api/latest/com/atlassian/jira/issue/changehistory/ChangeHistoryItem.html

Regards,

Elifcan

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