Using Groovy script to set Criticality field value of a JIRA issue to be "Blocker".

Hello everybody,

Does anyone know how to write a Groovy script and apply it to a JIRA system so that when an email is sent with an exclamation mark (!) in the subject field of the email, a JIRA issue is created with the Criticality field value set as "Blocker".

Thanks in advance.

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Hi There,

create a postfunction that runs the following groovy script

import com.atlassian.jira.issue.Issue
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.util.DefaultIssueChangeHolder
import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.MutableIssue;
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.ModifiedValue

Issue issue  = issue

if (issue.getSummary().contains("!")){

issue.setPriorityId( '1' );


Test it first.

Hope that works

Thanks, I will try it.

I think you should add the script as postfunction in Create Transition.

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