Script Workflow Validator Help

I have written the following script to run on the Create workflow transition and it always retrurns False. I have tested it using the Script Console manually retrieving an issue and it works. Are you able to help with this??

import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.CustomFieldManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.CustomField
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue

ComponentManager componentManager = ComponentManager.getInstance()

//issue = componentManager.getIssueManager().getIssueObject("PROP-1310")
pcm = componentManager.getProjectComponentManager()

pc = pcm.findComponentsByIssue(issue)

CustomFieldManager customFieldManager = componentManager.getCustomFieldManager()
CustomField cf= customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObject("customfield_12114")

boolean res
res = false
for (c in pc) {
    switch (c.getName()) {
        case ['test', 'test2']:
            if (cf.getValue(issue).toString() == 'Supplier1') {
                res = true
            } else {
                res = false

        default :
            res = false
return res

3 answers

Hey Phil,

Try changing

if (cf.getValue(issue).toString() == 'Supplier1')


if (cf.getValue(issue).toString().equals('Supplier1'))



Hi Bhushan,

Unfortunately this has not worked. I believe the problem is that the Issue has not yet been created in the database on the Create Validator

You're correct, validation comes before the postfunction and there the first step is 'Create the issue originally', so the issue hasn't been created at that stage.

How can you access/set the pre saved Issues values?

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