Error when trying to add watchers to issue in with Scriptrunner built-in postfunction

I am using create subtask ScriptRunner PostFunction (latest version of the plugin).

All works OK, except when I try to add watchers to the newly created SUBTASK.

As part of the Additional Issue Actions I have:

//Add watchers
log.debug("Add Watchers")
ProjectRole role3 = roleManager.getProjectRole("Satelital_Watchers")
ProjectRoleActors actors3 = roleManager.getProjectRoleActors(role3, myProject)
Set<ApplicationUser> users3 = actors3.getApplicationUsers()
users3.each {ApplicationUser user ->
watcherManager.startWatching(user, issue)
}

but this causes an SQL Exception (This is JIRA 6.1.7 and DB is MySQL):

Caused by: org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericEntityException: while inserting: [GenericEntity:UserAssociation][sinkNodeId,null][created,2014-02-06 18:38:11.01][associationType,WatchIssue][sourceName,sebastian.gonzalez][sinkNodeEntity,Issue] (SQL Exception while executing the following:INSERT INTO userassociation (SOURCE_NAME, SINK_NODE_ID, SINK_NODE_ENTITY, ASSOCIATION_TYPE, SEQUENCE, CREATED) VALUES (?, ?, ?, ?, ?, ?) (Column 'SINK_NODE_ID' cannot be null))
	at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDAO.singleInsert(GenericDAO.java:158)
	at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDAO.insert(GenericDAO.java:123)
	at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericHelperDAO.create(GenericHelperDAO.java:64)
	at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.create(GenericDelegator.java:503)
	at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericDelegator.create(GenericDelegator.java:483)
	at org.ofbiz.core.entity.GenericValue.create(GenericValue.java:98)
	at com.atlassian.jira.association.UserAssociationStoreImpl.createAssociation(UserAssociationStoreImpl.java:63)

Problem is sinkNodeId being null.

Any ideas what is wrong?

1 answer

1 accepted

Actually this was not the right place to add watchers.

I moved the function to the SUBTASK workflow postfunction (after the create issue) and now it works OK.

Hi Adolfo, I am facing same issue. Is there a way to fix this issue with parent issue post function adding users to watchers?

I moved the my post function next to "Creates the issue originally" step and it started working.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Join to answer
Community showcase
Sarah Schuster
Posted Jan 29, 2018 in Jira

What are common themes you've seen across successful & failed Jira Software implementations?

Hey everyone! My name is Sarah Schuster, and I'm a Customer Success Manager in Atlassian specializing in Jira Software Cloud. Over the next few weeks I will be posting discussion topics (8 total) to ...

3,139 views 13 19
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you
Atlassian Team Tour

Join us on the Team Tour

We're bringing product updates and pro tips on teamwork to ten cities around the world.

Save your spot