Jira Script Validator

I'm trying to check if an issue is unassigned on a transition but it doesn't seem to be working.

I created a script validator and tried the following

issue.assignee != 'Unassigned'

and this

issue.assignee != "Unassigned"

No matter if the what the Assignee is Unassigned or set to someones name the transition still happens.


Any ideas?

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Unassigned is not an assignee name. Check for null. If the assignee is empty, it is shown as Unassigned in JIRA.

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Hi Cynthia!

In case you want something easier than scripting, I recommend you take a look at the JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions, which contains some powerful additions to workflow management.

For the Assignee condition, you could add a Validator on the workflow that makes the 'Assignee' field required, so if someone tries to transition the issue without an Assignee definded, an error message (which can be customized) will be displayed.



When I changed unassigned to null it worked.  Thanks!


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