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How to check if an issue with a certain summary already exists


I am using Jira server 7.3.1 and scriptrunner to auto create issues and I am using the 'clones and issues and links' script.  What i am trying to do, is the following:

1. check if an issue with a certain summary already exists,

2. and if so i want the script to do nothing

3. and if not i want the script to create an issue with a specific summary and epic name.

I have been able to make item 3 above to work (alone) but cant get item 1 and 2 to work.

See code below:

 def taskName = "- Repositories checked and updated" def summaryResult= sourceIssue.summary +" - In-test Phase " + taskName     if (issue.getSummary()== summaryResult){     return false } else {     issue.summary= sourceIssue.summary +" - In-test Phase " + taskName                def cf1 = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue).find { == 'Epic Name'}                issue.setCustomFieldValue(cf1, sourceIssue.key + taskName) } 

 Appreciate your assistance in advance

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In the condition section of the post-function you can check 


!issue.summary.contains("<certain summary already exists>")


Now, if the issues doesn't contain the <certain summary already exists> text then it will clone the issue. You can choose the type and project for issues in the post-function configuration and these will be executed only when the above condition of issues *not* containing the summary is met.

Then for the cloned issue

You can also choose summary 

issue.summary = 'Cloned issue'


and a custom field as well (Epic name) 

def cf = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjects(issue).find { == 'Epic Name'}
issue.setCustomFieldValue(cf, 'my value')


This solution or similar may be applicable to Jira automation in Cloud?


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