You must define an attribute called 'key' for this tag.

I am new to Jelly. I am getting an error in my script:

Could not run script.
Extra Information: [hide]

Error: <JiraJelly xmlns:jira="jelly:com.atlassian.jira.jelly.enterprise.JiraTagLib">
Exception: org.apache.commons.jelly.MissingAttributeException: null:10:0: You must define an attribute called 'key' for this tag.

The issue is being updated in the database, and the comment can be seen.

File does not get attached.

Inserted date is a custom datetime field. It does not get updated either. What is going wrong?

&lt;JiraJelly xmlns:jira="jelly:com.atlassian.jira.jelly.enterprise.JiraTagLib"&gt;
    Add your own Jelly XML here
    For documentation on the JIRA tag library see:
&lt;jira:CreateIssue project-key="PRJP" assignee="PRJadmin" summary="Example Summary 8:40" description="This is for 
the template" reporter="Neeraj" duplicateSummary="ignore" issueKeyVar="key"/&gt;
&lt;jira:AddComment issue-key="${key}" comment="A comment on ${key}"/&gt;
&lt;jira:AttachFile issue-key="${key}" filepath="D:\web-testing.txt" option="override"/&gt;
&lt;jira:AddCustomFieldValue name="Inserted_date" issue-key="${key}" value="07/Aug/13 9:01 PM"/&gt;

1 answer

1 accepted

Yes, as called out on the documentation for this element,

key is a required attribute that points to the issue key to add the attachment to.

Yeah, silly it is different than addComment, which uses issue-key for the same purpose.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Julia Dillon
Posted Apr 17, 2018 in Jira

Tell us how your team runs on Jira!

Hey Atlassian Community! Today we are launching a bunch of customer stories about the amazing work teams, like Dropbox and Twilio, are doing with Jira. You can check out the stories here. The thi...

763 views 2 19
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you