Retrieve Project Property and copy to custom field

Daniel Eads Community Champion Jul 20, 2016

We're sending a string to JIRA from another application and storing in a project property ( https://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/latest/#api/2/project/{projectIdOrKey}/properties-getPropertiesKeys ). How do you retrieve a property like this in a Scriptrunner post-function and store it in a custom field?

I've seen examples that use curl to make GET calls, but this seems a little silly because the data is already in JIRA (plus it also seems like bad practice to store a password in a workflow post function).

We're on JIRA 6.4 still. I see that there are ready-made postfunctions that can read user properties, but the API method for setting these from another application wasn't introduced until JIRA 7.

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Most of the APIs for interacting with custom project properties are in the com.atlassian.core.ofbiz.util package.

The OFBizPropertyUtils class has a getPropertySet method (and more preferred getCachingPropertySet method) that retrieves those sort of values. I've yet to find an example for getting the GenericValue argument that doesn't utilize a deprecated method at some level, so you might prefer the other method signature that takes a string and a long.

If not, the Project class has a deprecated getGenericValue() method that you can use to retrieve the needed Generic value argument. There's also GenericDelegatorUtils class, which can get you a GenericDelegator with. From there,

def gv = genericDelegator.findByAnd("Project", ["id": projectId as Long])?.first()

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