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No such property: transientVars -- String currentUser = ((WorkflowContext) transientVars.get("context")).getCaller();

Below code throws no such property: transientVars for the below code:

import com.opensymphony.workflow.WorkflowContext

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue

import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager

import com.atlassian.jira.event.issue.AbstractIssueEventListener

import com.atlassian.jira.event.issue.IssueEvent

import org.apache.log4j.Logger

import static org.apache.log4j.Level.DEBUG

import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService.UpdateValidationResult

import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService.IssueResult

import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService

import com.atlassian.jira.bc.issue.IssueService.TransitionValidationResult

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueInputParametersImpl

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.IssueInputParameters

import com.atlassian.jira.util.ErrorCollection

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.index.IssueIndexManager

import java.sql.Timestamp

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.comments.CommentManager

import com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.api.User

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

import com.opensymphony.workflow.WorkflowContext

class SummaryStatusDate extends AbstractIssueEventListener {

Logger log = Logger.getLogger(SummaryStatusDate.class)


void workflowEvent(IssueEvent event) {


def field = event.getChangeLog().getRelated('ChildChangeItem').any{ it.field.toString().equalsIgnoreCase("Summary Updated")}

if (field){

def today = new Date()

log.debug "Date: " + today

Issue issue = event.getIssue()

//String currentUser = ((WorkflowContext) transientVars.get("context")).getCaller();

//User user = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getLoggedInUser()

//User user = event.getUser()

String currentUser = ((WorkflowContext) transientVars.get("context")).getCaller();

log.debug "i'm here: " + currentUser

//User currentUserObj = UserUtils.getUser(currentUser);

ComponentManager componentManager = ComponentManager.getInstance()

CommentManager commentManager = componentManager.getCommentManager()

commentManager.create(issue, user, "Comment automatically generated...", false)




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Accepted answer


you can easily retrieve caller just using getUser method from event

String currentUser = event.getUser().getName();

Please, take care that CommentManager create methods need an ApplicationUser and not a User.

In this way, you can use the following approach :

ApplicationUser user = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext().getUser();

Hope this helps,


In future can you use the "code" formatting from the toolbar, otherwise the code is more or less unreadable.

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