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Does anyone know of a way to tell if you are using JIRA Capture?

I am upgrading JIRA from 6.X to 8.X.  I've already run into having to pay for JSU (as it was previously free) it's looking like I have to pay for Script Runner (was free, not sure of any good free alternatives) and I have JIRA Capture out there as well....I was able to find where we were using JSU and Script running from an XML export.  Does anyone know how I can tell if JIRA Capture is being used?  I don't want to go down the path of upgrading Prod again and find out I need that as well.

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Capture for Jira creates a number of custom fields, you can check to see if anyone has saved any test sessions by looking for issues where Test sessions is not empty.

Capture is a oddball plugin in that most of the functionality is it not actually in jira, it is in the browser plugins that actually do the capturing.

What do you mean by is Test Sessions are not empty?  Is this something I can find from the xml export or are you saying within the DB or ?

run a JQL query (search for issue)

"Test Sessions" is not EMPTY

Actually checking the other capture fields is a good idea also

"Test sessions" is not empty or "Capture for JIRA Browser" is not empty

If those don't return any issues, then its unlikely that anyone has used it.

Like Michael_Trostle likes this

I didn't fully follow at first, but in looking, we did use it, but there is nothing new since mid-last year.  Am I correct that Test Sessions only have to do with Capture for JIRA?  I found no "Capture for JIRA Browser" anywhere...

Thanks for the help/direction!!

Those Custom fields should have been added when you installed Capture for jira, For you are on an old version, so maybe thats a newer feature. 

Do you have any custom fields of type "Capture for JIRA text"? 

What is the custom field type of "Test Sessions"

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This shows the search I did and 1 old ticket which has a "test session".   We are running Capture for JIRA version 2.8.5 on JIRA Server 6.1 currently.  Been a process to try and upgrade to a recent version.

I also read that in version 2.9, Regarding Custom Fields - these can be attached to the JIRA Issues itself, not for the Test Sessions: apparently, Capture is adding a custom field to associate issue with a Test Session.

Like Andrew_Laden likes this

That explains that. They weren't added till 2.9. 

Like Michael_Trostle likes this

I can suggest a way although it is not 100% correct. All add-ons create database tables that start with AO####-XYZ. For all tables of the add-on, #### part is the same number. So Install Capture for Jira on a jira instance and check which tables it is creating. After that check your production instance for the same tables. After that you can check content of these tables for date fields. 

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