Create a REST endpoint using Groovy Scriptrunner

I am trying to create a rest endpoint using Groovy Scriptrunner , need help.

my groovy code is adding user from a customfield to a group.

how to make it as a REST endpoint so that i can call it externally as a JIRA rest api

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
import com.atlassian.jira.user.ApplicationUser

@BaseScript CustomEndpointDelegate delegate

addUserToGroup(httpMethod: "PUT", groups: ["jira-administrators"]) { MultivaluedMap queryParams, String body, HttpServletRequest request ->

GroupManager groupManager = ComponentAccessor.getGroupManager();
    groupManager.addUserToGroup(((ApplicationUser) issue.getCustomFieldValue(ComponentAccessor.getCustomFieldManager().getCustomFieldObjectByName("ABCD"))).getDirectoryUser() , groupManager.getGroup("Group"))
    } catch (NullPointerException e){ }



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Hello Abyakta.

I already answered your request in our service desk, but I think this is a very good example to place here, so I'm going to repost this.

This is a REST GET endpoint that will successfully add a user to the group "jira-administrators"

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import groovy.json.JsonBuilder
import groovy.transform.BaseScript

import javax.servlet.http.HttpServletRequest

@BaseScript CustomEndpointDelegate delegate

addUserToJiraAdmins(httpMethod: "GET") { queryParams, body, HttpServletRequest request ->
    def userName = request.getParameter("userName")
    if (userName) {

        def groupManager = ComponentAccessor.getGroupManager()
        def jiraUserManager = ComponentAccessor.getUserManager()

        def user = jiraUserManager.getUserByName(userName)
            return Response.noContent().build()

        def group = groupManager.getGroup("jira-administrators")

        groupManager.addUserToGroup(user, group)

        return Response.ok(new JsonBuilder([user: userName, group: "jira-administrators"]).toString()).build()
        return Response.noContent().build()

You would test that this works by simply typing in your browser:


Please bear in mind that I made this as a REST request only so that you can test that it works right away, the best way of doing this would be following the REST conventions and use a PUT request, instead of a GET. 

You should also give our REST endpoint doco a look for further reference.



Thanks Daniel for the help. But the above Code can be run by any one . can i make it only for Admins .



Found it how to restrict it to specific group .

Hi Abyakta,


How did you solve this eventually, I'm quite interested?




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