Validate workflow without validator

I have already delegated post-functions to event listeners. And now I want to delegate workflow validation to my plugin too. How can I do this?

I know that I can create custim workflow validator but in this case Ialso need to assign this validator on the specific workflow transition. Moreover, this validator will be able from validators list but I don't need it. My validator is useless outside my plugin. I need make my validator inaccessible outside plugin.


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No, there's no way to do this.  Once an add-on announces one of its modules as a validator, it goes on the list of available validators.

I'd add code to the top of your validator to say "if called in the wrong way, return a "pass"", and put something in the description to tell admins when to use it

Is there a workaround to check if some fields in issue create screen are incorrect?

Sorry, work around what?  I don't understand the question.  You use a validator to check the user has put data in fields that matches your rules.

Can I check fields without validator? May be I can write some "magic" code to do this?

Validators are for checking fields (and other data) before committing a transition.  You'd have to implement a whole new structure in the workflow engine in Jira.

Why is this such an issue?  Most administrators won't use a validator that isn't relevant to their process flow, and even if they do use it in the wrong place, all you have to do is return a "no, validation failed" error by default.

I just hoped there is anything besides Workflow Validator to check fields. Well. Thank you!

I don't think there's another way to implement anything.

You could do stuff on the front end - injected javascript or Behaviours from the ScriptRunner add-on, but that would run on the client side, and by easy to bypass.

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