How can I get the JIRA version from a Java API call from a plugin?

Inside my plugin I'd like to check the JIRA version to verify the installed version of the plugin is compatible with the version of JIRA it's running on. Could anyone help me figure out how to do this?

1 answer

1 accepted

This widget could not be displayed.

Try com.atlassian.jira.util.BuildUtils.getVersion().

You will need the jira-core depedency.

Thanks, that one was deprecated but the API doc led me to BuildUtilsInfo which appears to have replaced that class. Exactly what I needed, thank you!!

@Chris Latimer's comment should be the correct answer, you can also get the JIRA version numbers (major, minor, maintenance) as follows:

BuildUtilsInfo buildUtilsInfo = new BuildUtilsInfoImpl();
int[] versionNumbers = buildUtilsInfo.getVersionNumbers();

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Wednesday in New to Jira

Are you planning to trial, or are currently trialling Jira Software? - We want to talk to you!

Hello! I'm Rayen, a product manager at Atlassian. My team and I are working hard to improve the trial experience for Jira Software Cloud. We are interested in   talking to 20 people planning t...

207 views 3 0
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