Make a workflow transition on a issue inside issue eventlistener doesnt update status

i want to execute a workflow transition inside a jira issue listener.

If the issue reaches for example in progress than it should excute an action and if the action succed it should move to a certain stage. This action should be triggered inside the issue listener.



Inside the issue ListenerClass:

public void onIssueEvent(IssueEvent issueEvent) {

Issue issue = issueEvent.getIssue();
if(issue.getStatus().getName().equals("In Progress")){
executeTransition(user, issue, actionId);




public static void executeTransition(ApplicationUser user, Issue issue, int actionId) {
IssueService issueService = ComponentAccessor.getIssueService();
IssueInputParameters issueInputParameters = issueService.newIssueInputParameters();

TransitionValidationResult transitionValidationResult = issueService.validateTransition(user, issue.getId(),
actionId, issueInputParameters);

if (transitionValidationResult.isValid()) {
IssueResult transitionResult = issueService.transition(user, transitionValidationResult);
if (!transitionResult.isValid()) {
throw new RuntimeException("Transition"+actionId+" not valid");



The strange thing is that when i try to execute it on another issue(which is not the issue that is currently in the issue listener, this works perfectly fine).

Also the history is updating, but on the view the status doesnt change.

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