I want to remove all inactive watchers from all issues but cant really find a way to do this.
The filter below is possible to use to show all issues that has inactive users but I cant find a way to remove the inactive users from the issues:
watcher in inactiveUsers()
Does anyone have a clue how to do it?
Thanks in advance,
What is the problem you are trying to solve by removing inactive watchers?
Just clutter? Because inactive users should not be receiving emails even if they're a watcher (and notification schemes are set up properly).
The only way I could think of to do this would be to script it using the REST API. You'd have to search for relevant issues, then get the list of watchers for each (individually), then remove the inactives. This would be a fairly intensive script depending on the number of issues. I wouldn't recommend doing this.
@Josh Steckler - Thank you for your answer.
The problem was actually that inactive users recieved notifications because they were watchers. The reason was that we had nestled groups so even if the user were inactive the application access were somehow open. After removing all groups from the user the problem was solved.
Thanks once again.
Badges are a great way to show off community activity, whether you’re a newbie or a Champion.Learn more
Hi Atlassian Community! My name is Shana, and I’m on the Jira Software team. One of the many reasons this Community exists is to connect you to others on similar product journeys or with comparabl...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs