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When an issue is created, I want to be able to configure a specific user to be added to the watcher list automatically so that he/she can always follow-up/know about the changes on the issues for a particular project(s).
You would need an add-on for it (Adaptivist Scriptrunner, Power Scripts etc). What add-on to choose depends on your Jira version (Server or Cloud). You could create your own post-function and put it to the create issue transition. For example, suppose you are on Jira Server/Data Center and you have Power Scripts, the code of your post-function would look like this:
%key%.watchers = getUser("YourUserName");
You can find more info about Power Scripts here:
Alexey's answer is a perfect response to the literal asked question.
However, the most correct approach for receiving notifications about all issues in a specific project wouldn't be adding those users automatically as watchers to every issue.
The recommended solution is achieveable with no addons, by following these general steps:
Note that those users also need to be able to see the project's issues in order to be notified of changes happening in them.
Hope it helps.
How can this be done with BitBucket? Currently, I have people on a mailing list to receive an email when new issues are raised. However, it doesn't seem that they are notified when the issues are responded to. Is there a way for them to follow the issues without having to physically selecting follow for every issue?
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