Search by attachment name

Hi

Is it possible in any way to be able to search attachment names, like for example "project = Testing AND attachmentname IN "Tech" "

I've noticed that it is not possible out of the box. Is that because Jira tracks attachment relations to issues in a separate table which is not search-indexed?

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Ok, just how I imagined it to be. Thanks for that link. I found this plug that, according to the comments, seem to work with Jira 4.4

https://plugins.atlassian.com/plugins/de.phil.jira.plugin

Glad you found out the plugin. I convert the comment to an answer, so if it works you can mark it.

Cheers.

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Can anyone provide a useful answer that does not rely on plugins or administrative or SQL database access that most users simply will not have? 

Have u found any solution ?

Hi Jurgen, my solution was to stop using Atlassian products.

For me and my clients buying yet another plug-in is just not a workable solution. This is Atlassian's answer for far too many fundamental issues that go unaddressed for years.

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Check this add-on : https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/pl.craftware.jira.search-attachments-plugin

It can do following queries:

  • issue in havingAttachments()
  • issue in havingAttachments("search text")
  • issue in havingAttachments("type:pdf")
  • issue in havingAttachments("name:workflow type:png")
  • any mix of above

It can search across pdf, office docs (ms/open/libe) and so on - it uses extractors for this formats.

We have added UI support for Craftware JIRA Search Attachment.

Check out our guide on How to search attachments by filename or extension at https://akeles.jira.com/wiki/display/CANNED/How+to+search+attachments+by+filename+or+extension if you are interested.

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion May 08, 2012
Hi, there is a plugin for that: https://plugins.atlassian.com/plugins/de.phil.jira.plugin Best regards Thomas
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Hi,

It's not possible on JQL query, but I found this documentation that explains how to do it in a SQL query, not sure if that will be what you need.

Do you have Oracle query samples anywhere?

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