How to auto-assign issue using mapping

Hi there,

Perhaps I miss something but haven't found solution so far...

we need to automatically auto-assign issue right after its creation to a dynamically chosen user on the base of reporter.

To choose the assignee some mapping is needed. Every reporter has some default assignee independently in which project/component issue is created.

For example

User1 -> Assignee1

User2 -> Assignee1

User3 -> Assignee2

User4 -> Assignee2

User5 -> Assignee3

and so on...

Perhaps it could be done on the base of user properties but I have no clear idea or solution to this problem. Could you please help me? :)

thanks!

2 answers

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Henning Tietgens Community Champion Mar 05, 2013

You can use the Script Runner plugin to script a postfunction, where you map the reporter to the assignee.

we came back to the subject after a while and one more condition appeared... we need to get some hints for determining default assignee using external oracle datasource... i haven't found a solution on how to access external DB using script runner so far... any help would be appreciated :)

Henning Tietgens Community Champion Apr 02, 2013

Using something like this you can access an external database:

Sql sql = null

try {
	// Get Context to connect to DATABASE as a datasource
	Context ctx = new InitialContext()
	if (ctx == null) throw new Exception("No Context found!")
	DataSource ds = (DataSource) ctx.lookup("java:comp/env/jdbc/DATABASE")
	if (ds != null) {
		sql = new Sql(ds)
		sql.eachRow(sqlStatement) { row ->
			// ...
		}
	}
} catch (Exception e) {
	e.printStackTrace();
}
sql?.close()

The datasource DATABASE has to be defined within <Context> section of context.xml in jira/conf similar to something like this:

&lt;Resource name="jdbc/DATABASE" auth="Container" type="javax.sql.DataSource"
username="user"
password="password"
driverClassName="net.sourceforge.jtds.jdbc.Driver"
url="jdbc:jtds:sqlserver://10.192.168.1:1433/test"
/&gt;

After changing context.xml you have to restart JIRA. And you have to use driver matching the database system used.

Henning

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using post function you can do this

but i need to script it somehow right?

no, just you need to configure postfunction at create transition step

ok this step is simple... but how can i freele choose assignee on the base of different reporters there? it'c completely customized behavior. i don't want to choose assignee from the list, because it depends on reporter - as i wrote in teh first post.

develop your own custmized postfunction, then add condition based on reporter and assign to the default assignee of the reporter

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