Script for getting issue linking

Hi All,

we are preparing for a Jira migration to another Jira instance. Hence we migrating only the half of the instance's projects we need to get an overview of the issue linking in use of these projects. I mean that we need to get the issue list which are linked with other issue(s) and it would be nice to have the type of the linking.

Is there a Jelly script or script runner script which provide this list?

Thanks in advance,


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If it is just for one time reporting, easier to look at the database directly!

Hi Jobin,

no it would be used regularly and yes, the database would be the easiest way but we don't have access to that (we have a quite difficult permission system for apps here at our company)


It is not a script, but the Links Hierarchy Structure plug-in could be helpful in order to get recursevelly the full hierachy of any issue (including subtasks, cross project,..). It also displays the type of linking.

Links are shown in an hierarchical tree sctruture, not a list :-(. Although it could be better in many cases: trees are simpler to read by humans.

Hope it helps.


Hi Pablo,

thanks for the hint!

Unfortunatley we have Jira 4.1.2 and the plugin is available only from Jira 5

Are you trying to find issues which are linked to other issues for a particular project ?

If yes then search for all issues for that project in the issue navigator .

from the "Tools" dropdown select configure column and add "Linked Issues" .

Now you can export this to excel and filter out reslts based on the links column .

like this you get all issues which have links

JIRA Command Line Interface - getLinkList together with runFromIssueList might be able to help. Use the append parameter to produce one large csv file.

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