How to use the Groovy Script Runner to create user.

Hello team

I would like to use groovy script runner to "create user" and "add User to Group". Please tell me how to write groovy script "create users" and "add user to group".

Do you have any sample groovy script? Thanks.

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Code for creating a user

ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil().createUserNoNotification(username, "",
emailAddress, displayName, null);

And for adding user to group you can use com.atlassian.jira.user.util.UserUtil.addUserToGroup(Group, User)

Georgiev-san Thank you very much for your information.


Code for creating a user -> I succeeded.

>import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

>def userUtil = ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil()

>userUtil.createUserNoNotification("TEST MAN1111","","","TEST MAN1")


I try to use UserUtil.addUserToGroup of JIRA api but adding user to group failed.

>import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

>def userUtil = ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil()

>userUtil.addUserToGroup("gr_Admin","TEST MAN1111")



>No signature of method: com.atlassian.jira.user.util.UserUtilImpl.addUserToGroup() is

>applicable for argument types: (java.lang.String, java.lang.String)

>values: [gr_Admin, TEST MAN1111] Possible

>solutions: addUserToGroup(com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.Group, com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User),

>addUserToGroups(java.util.Collection, com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User)


I am sorry to cause you inconvenience, but I am looking forward to your reply.

Best Regards,


Hi Hattori-san,

here's the full code for adding user to group

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor;
def uu = ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil()
def user = uu.getUserByName("boris.georgiev")
def group = uu.getGroupObject("jira-developers")
uu.addUserToGroup(group, user.getDirectoryUser())


Thank you very much.

It was able to be settled!!

Best Regards, Takashi

Would you please mark the answer as accepted ? Thanks

Hi Boris,

would it be possible to extend this script to create multiple new users, each one with multiple group memberships?

I am looking to replace an older Jelly script which will probably not work from JIRA 7 upwards.

Thanks in advance



I am sorry for the delay in my reply.

Yes,Thank you very much. I was able to handle it.

Best Regards,


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