Is it possible to set a workflow transition condition based on the reporter in JIRA OnDemand?

I am trying to set up an advanced workflow in JIRA OnDemand that allows us to change the issue assignee based on certain conditions whenever the issue is resolved. However we want to be able to have the conditions for the transitions check that the issue reporter is in a particular group.

Looking at the transition conditions, I don't see anything that allows us to do anything based on the issue reporter (except for the "only reporter" condition which isn't what we want). Is there some other way to achieve this?

If it helps clarify, we want to apply conditions like these:

IF issue reporter is in program-management group THEN set assignee to (specific user)

IF issue reporter is in QA or Development group THEN set assignee to (reporter)

Thanks in advance for any advice!

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Actually, you can use workflow conditions along with workflow post functions to do this. Your thinking is right but as you correctly mentioned OnDemand doesn't have any conditions that checks for the reporter. It only checks for current user's groups.

So you can't do this unless you go for workarounds like checking current users groups and/or limiting only reporters to do the transition.

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Jun 10, 2013

This does not look like a workflow condition. It's more of a workflow post function. You might want to check on that.

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