Make due date required based on another custom field's value

Hi I have a custom field which is a drop down menu(single select) with two options 'A' and 'B'. If I select A due date should be required otherwise not.

I am using the following code as a server side validation using Behaviours plugin


import org.apache.log4j.Category

import com.onresolve.jira.groovy.user.FieldBehaviours

import com.onresolve.jira.groovy.user.FormField

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue

def Category log = Category.getInstance("com.onresolve.jira.groovy.postfunction");

log.warn("Test log statement"+getFieldByName("duedate"));

log.warn("Finished logging ---"+getFieldByName("End User").getValue()+" ------");

if(getFieldByName("End User").getValue() == "A")




There is nothing on my JIRA logs and the script does not work. Please suggest something to make it work


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But note you have nothing that sets the due date back to not required, if the user changes from option A to something else.

So remove your "if" block and use:

getFieldById("duedate").setRequired(getFieldByName("End User").getValue() == "A")

Hi Jamie,

Thanks for the reply. I made the changes but it still does not work.
Note: This is for the entire workflow so do I need to put any conditions or adding no conditions implies across the entire worklfow.


You've written this as a behaviours script. That's the bestway to do this, although it could also be done as a validator.

Can you send a screenshot of the config.

Hi Jamie,

I am attaching a screenshot as you requested.

I don't see a screenshot...

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