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Is it possible to use IQL queries in JQL queries?


I can craft a compound using IQL to find insight object that are dependencies of other objects.   For instance, find servers or systems, that are integrated with system x.

What I want to do is find change questions, and filter then to include that type of IQL query.

How do I encode compound IQL queries in JQL queries?

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Dirk Ronsmans Community Leader Aug 22, 2022

Hey @Matt ,

Going from the Jira side you can use the iqlfunction() function

This will allow you to do a JQL and then use an IQL on a customfield on those issues.

Thanks dirk, that will let me query an attribute of a custom field, but I cannot fathom how it would let me multiple levels of 

AND object HAVING inbound References( )

I think this is the same issue.


It's a shame because Insight is a graph database but there no way to use it in JQL.

Dirk Ronsmans Community Leader Aug 23, 2022

Could you maybe share a bit more information on what you wish to achieve?  Normally if you can write the IQL you can integrate it within the JQL too.

We have the foollowing object in this hierachy.

  • It Service
    • IT System
      • Integration


An intergration object references multiple  systems.

A Service will reference multiple systems.

So to find Services that have system that partici[pate in a specific integration, pretty easy in search.

objectType = "IT Service" and object HAVING outboundReferences(objecttype = "IT System" and object having inboundReferences(objectType= "Application Integration" and Name like "foo") )

that's the type of query I want to put in Jira.
Change tickets refernces Services and Systems, I want a Jira search query to find Change tickets, with service 's system references by a specifc integration.

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