Adding a Scripted Custom Field affecting Create Issue in JIRA

I just added a Scripted Custom Field in JIRA with the following script:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def issueLinkManager = ComponentAccessor.getIssueLinkManager()
def issueLinks = issueLinkManager.getInwardLinks(

def subElements = issueLinks.findAll {
    it.getIssueLinkType().getName() == "Dependency"

return subElements.size()

After adding the script when I tried to create a issue, I got the following error:

Error creating issue: Error occurred while creating issue. This could be due to a plugin being incompatible with this version of JIRA. For more details please consult the logs, and see:</span<>>

When I disbaled the Script Runner Plugin / Deleted this scripted field, the error no longer came up and I could create issues. I am using the latest version fo the Script Runner Plugin (2.1.15).

Does anyone know what the issue might be ?

2 answers

the problem should be this as you mention the problem getting during create operation, during create operation you can get only issue object whic does't have id or key.

so put some condition like this


defissueLinks = issueLinkManager.getInwardLinks(


Hi Sweta, which JIRA version are you using?

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