Workflow transition execution for people NOT in a group.

Tarun Sapra Community Champion May 14, 2013


In workflow conditions we have the ability to restrict the execution of a transition by users in a specific group, I want the exact opposite of this, i.e. people who are part of suppose GROUP A should not be able to execute the transition.

Please share your opinion.

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Hi Tarun,

This plugin does exactly what you are looking for. Use version 1.0.1 of the plugin.

Refer the documentation here

If you have any issues raise them at

You can download the plugin here

Tarun Sapra Community Champion May 15, 2013

Hi Bhushan,

It seems very useful, can you tell whether is compatible with JIRA 4.4.4 or not?


It should be. You can try it out and let me know if you face any issues.


Add an other group B or create role contain users who are ableto execute transition.

Short answer: ScriptRunner, JJupin.

In JJupin condition for this is simply written as:

return !(userInGroup("GroupA", currentUser()));

For complex operations, you have the possibility to create reunions of sets and intersections of sets:

Tarun Sapra Community Champion May 14, 2013

how to do it with ScriptRUnner?

Search answers etc for UserUtil. It's something like:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor
! ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil().getGroupNamesForUser("Group A")

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