Adjust issue rank by groovy script

Hi there


I want new tasks to be on the bottom of the backlog. Now I have the issue that in JIRA 7.1.6 the RankService does not seem to be available anymore and I can not find what is wrong.

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue
import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager
import com.atlassian.plugin.PluginAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.bc.project.ProjectService
import com.atlassian.greenhopper.service.rank.RankCustomFieldService
MutableIssue myIssue = (MutableIssue) event.issue;
def user = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getLoggedInUser()
PluginAccessor pluginAccessor = ComponentAccessor.getPluginAccessor();
Class rankServiceClass = pluginAccessor.getClassLoader().findClass("com.atlassian.greenhopper.service.rank.RankCustomFieldService");
def rankService = ComponentAccessor.getOSGiComponentInstanceOfType(rankServiceClass);
def rankField = rankService.getDefaultRankField();
def outcome = rankService.rankLast(user, rankField.getIdAsLong(), myIssue);
if (outcome.isValid())
   println "Re-ranked";
   println "Error: " + outcome.getErrorCollection().getErrorMessages();

import com.atlassian.greenhopper.service.rank.RankCustomFieldService can not be found


Hopefully someone can help me.


Best regards



2 answers

Anyone here? Maybe some help on a useful documentation so I might find it myself?

Hi Benjamin,

You need something like

//your imports
def rankService = PluginModuleCompilationCustomiser.getGreenHopperBean(RankService)
//your code....

please let me know if you need further assistance



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