How to install script runner in jira 4.2.1

Hi All,

I have downloaded script runner from below link

where should i keep this jar file and how can i test

provide any step to follow


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Hi Jobin,

1)Have downloaded scrilpt runner jar,version-1.7.13 for jira 4.2.1

2)Have placing scrilpt runner jar file in WEB-INF/LIB

3)Restarted jira


Error thrown:Have to Administrator--plugin--groovyrunner--

Here am getting error like "error loading plugin"


plz,provide solution


you will need one more jar , the groovy jar . Place this jar in the WEB-INF/LIB then restart.

Thanks Mizan,

Its working,


1)Actually Have send email from jira 4.2.1 using groovy plugin.

2)How can i test it


see the email queue , or you can send it to your email id and check whether you recieved it.


1)On installing 2 jar files like groovy-all-1.7.10.jar and groovyrunner-1.7.13.jar

2)Am able to see script runner and script listener in jira 4.2

3)How can i send email when issue is created,here am using gmail smtp mail server

a)Have created new event and new template also

b)By using script listener,have add listener like "send a custom email "

c)Here after what have to do for sending mails


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