Assign to role member post function does not work

I have a project role called Dev-Lead and want the issue to be assigned to the user with this role in the project, when a particular transition happens.

I have enabled JIRA Misc Workflow extensions add-on , and added the post function - "Assign to role member"

I have added a user to the Dev-Lead role, and as per the directions given by the Add-on creators, i also added a user property with key called defaultAssignee and value= PROJ1 -> DevLead, PROJ2 -> DevLead.


But, it still does not work.

Any help is appreciated.



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Hi Sabyasachi,

I just tested this, and I wasn't able to replicate it. I created a test user (user1) and add the following property to it:

defaultAssignee ATP -> Administrators and the issue was correctly assigned to this user. Please make sure this user has Assignable Users permission in your project and give it another try.

Hope this helps.




I have added Group(anyone) and jira-users to Assignable User permission, that way everyone should be assignable. and, the user is also in jira-users group. defaultAssignee SDCVIS->SD-Test-Dev-Lead I had a comma separated value, which i modified to single value. And, also removed spaces around -> The user is assigned SD-Test-Dev-Lead role in the project. One point - i am keeping the Assignee field as Unassigned, does that make a difference ? Because the post function says - "Assign the issue to the default user from the SD-Test-Dev-Lead role (unless user selects an Assignee) ." It still didnt work. Thanks The user is added to the particular

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