How can I find all JIRA users without any group assignments?

Can anybody think of a way to find all JIRA users that do not belong to any group?

MySQL query would be fine - I just need userIDs. Somebody who worked here before thought that removing all group permissions was sufficient to keep a user "active", but we're finding that unless a user has Assignable and Create Issue (?) permissions, Bulk Changes are getting hung up on these "zombie" users.

My plan, once I get the list, is to use the JIRA CLI to assign these users to an "Ex-employees" group that only has the above permissions.


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Henning Tietgens Community Champion Aug 20, 2013

You can use the Script Runner plugin and the following script:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
import com.atlassian.jira.user.util.UserUtil

UserUtil userUtil = ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil()

result = ''

userUtil.getUsers().findAll{userUtil.getGroupsForUser(it.getName()).size() == 0}.each{ u ->
    result += + "\r\n"



Thanks Henning, this worked like a charm!

I believe this is close to what you are looking for.

SELECT U.ID, U.user_name, G.group_name
FROM cwd_user U
LEFT JOIN cwd_membership M ON U.ID = M.child_id
LEFT JOIN cwd_group G ON G.ID = M.parent_id
WHERE M.child_id IS NULL

Thanks for the answer Norman, but it was easier for me to just run it from Script Runner.

Thanks man, exactly what i was looking for.

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