Email check when user creation - how to?

Hi Everyone,

we create users by a jelly script (soon by groovy) and in these cases we create bulk of them. It happens many times that we already have a user in our database and we create it once again. Is there a code snippet which checks whether an email address already registered in our DB and if yes, the user will not be created or JIRA warns us?

Thanks!

2 answers

In Groovy you can simply use getUserByEmail method.

import com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User;
import com.atlassian.jira.user.UserUtils;

String emailAddress='my@address.com';
User user = UserUtils.getUserByEmail(emailAddress);
if (user==null){
  //create users here
}

Really? JIRA allows you to re-use a username?

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