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


1 answer

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


Mizan Community Champion Jun 26, 2012

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


Mizan Community Champion Jun 26, 2012

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


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 16, 2018 in Jira

Looking for anyone who made the switch to Data Center

The Jira Marketing team is putting together an ebook on migrating to Data Center. We're looking for pro tips on how you staffed your project team and organized your Proof of Concept. Share yo...

80 views 0 4
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