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How can i set approver from AD manager field?



I have department head approval in my workflow. I want set approver field in my automation rule from Active Directory's "manager field". 

How can i do it in JSD?




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Will need an add on to accomplish this.

This one comes to mind.

I think it could pull in the manager attribute, then you can use a postfunction on the create issue transition to put it into the field you're using for approvals. Assuming the data comes into Jira as the same format as the username....

Hi @GG @josh 

You can automate routing of approvals to managers from Azure AD using the Multiplier plugin:

This uses post functions to pull in the manager from AD and insert that into the Approvers field in Jira. See this for more details:

Here's a quick 90 second demo:


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