How can I delete attachments from Issue on workflow post-function?

Question in a subject. We're handle sensitive data in attachments and want to purge all of them after reporter will aprove that he received them. Is there an easy way to automate this process?

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Download post-function plugin from here.

https://bitbucket.org/bhushan154/jira-delete-attachments-post-function/downloads#download-263211

Haven't tested it yet. Let me know if you have any issues.

I think I can expand my add-on https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/ru.mail.jira.plugins.attachdeleter to add new post-function. I will create a issue in my bug tracker

That will be a very nice feature to have!

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Henning Tietgens Community Champion Nov 11, 2013

You can use the Script Runner plugin and code like this in a scripted workflow postfunction.

AttachmentManager attachmentManager = ComponentAccessor.attachmentManager

def attachments = attachmentManager.getAttachments(issue)
attachments.each {attachment ->
    attachmentManager.deleteAttachment(attachment)
}

Try using ComponentAccessor.getAttachmentManager()

And see similar artical.

Hope this helps you

Patina

Thanks, but writing a plugin for this procedure isn't an easy way for me :)

if you need to automate then you have to write postfunction or listener to do that job

else you can delete attachments by using rest api

/rest/api/2/attachment/{id}(DELETE)

check this

https://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/latest/#d2e3993

free plugin is there to delete all attachements at once

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/ru.mail.jira.plugins.attachdeleter

That's an interesting plugin but still not a lot difference between manual deleting.

Maybe there is a way to check existence of attachments in Issue on transition?

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