which plugin modules are currently in use?

Hello,

Is there any easy way to know which modules of a plugin are used in my installation?

I'm using a plugin that containts 20-30 modules that are mainly workflow validators, conditions, ... and I'm pretty sure that we are using only 2-3 modules.

The plugin changed from free to paid license, and I need to know this to see if it's worth to pay the license or we can just ignore that plugin

Any ideas?

Thx

1 answer

1 accepted

Accepted Answer
2 votes

Here's a suggestion:

  1. Download a trial of Configuration Manager for JIRA and install it.
  2. Create a "System snapshot"
  3. Download the snapshot (an XML file)
  4. Search for your plugin in the plugins section
  5. Check the requiredBy attribute to see where it is used or search for all occurences of a pattern which is the plugin package (i.e. com.googlecode)

This will give you a list of post-function/transitions/validators used and you'll get an idea what exaclty are you using.

Here's a sample of how the plugins section looks like

<plugins name="JIRA Suite Utilities" key="com.googlecode.jira-suite-utilities" version="1.4.9" vendor="beecom AG" vendorURL="http://www.beecom.ch/" requiredBy="//@workflows.2"/>

And here's a sample xml of a workflow validator:

<stepTransitions name="Close" id="71" status="Done" oldStatus="Finished" view="fieldscreen" destinationStep="//@workflows.2/@steps.4" screen="//@fieldScreens.0">
        <validators description="Required fields:
          <b>Resolution</b>    " className="com.googlecode.jsu.workflow.validator.FieldsRequiredValidator">
          <objectProperties name="hidFieldsList" referencedObjects="//@fields.13"/>
        </validators>

For anyone interested in our backlog we have a feature which will allow you to view all dependencies between configuration objects in your JIRA instance including plug-in usage.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Sep 25, 2018 in Jira

Atlassian Research Workshop opportunity on Sep. 28th in Austin, TX

We're looking for participants for a workshop at Atlassian! We need Jira admins who have interesting custom workflows, issue views, or boards. Think you have a story to sha...

422 views 7 5
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