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;

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Eddie Webb Community Champion Aug 14, 2013

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.

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