Condition Existence of a Confluence Link

We have requirements for there to be documentation in confluence of change requests. Is it possible to have a workflow condition to verify the existence of a confluence link?

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Hi Todd,

In order to help you, we need to understand what do you mean by Confluence Link, is to check if there's a Confluence Application Link between JIRA and Confluence or verify if a page exists?

Regards,

Rafael

This is to verify the existence of a link to a confluence page.  

Yes Todd, but specifically what kind of link? How do you know if a link exists? does it give a 404 when it doesn't?

We have the requirement for certain issue types that documentation be created in confluence and linked in the issue.  We want to verify that a link to a confluence page exists in the issue. 

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To just check for the presence of an app link you can use:

import com.atlassian.applinks.api.ApplicationLink
import com.atlassian.applinks.api.ApplicationLinkService
import com.atlassian.applinks.api.application.confluence.ConfluenceApplicationType
import com.atlassian.sal.api.component.ComponentLocator

def applicationLinkService = ComponentLocator.getComponent(ApplicationLinkService)
final ApplicationLink conflLink = applicationLinkService.getPrimaryApplicationLink(ConfluenceApplicationType)
conflLink as boolean

Jamie,

We have the requirement for certain issue types that documentation be created in confluence and linked in the issue.  We want to verify that a link to a confluence page exists in the issue. 

No I have not.  There is built in the script to verify the existence of a duplicate issue link from script runner: issueLinkManager.getOutwardLinks(issue.getId())*.issueLinkType.name.contains.('Duplicate').  How can I use something similar to verify that an issue link exists at all?

Rafael,

There is built in the script to verify the existence of a duplicate issue link from script runner: issueLinkManager.getOutwardLinks(issue.getId())*.issueLinkType.name.contains.('Duplicate').  How can I use something similar to verify that a link to an an issue or a confluence page exists at all?

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