Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 
Sign up Log in

It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Atlympic Event: Marketplace Apps: ScriptRunner

What is the app?

ScriptRunner from Adaptavist

How did you find the app?

We found the app on Atlassian Marketplace early in our Jira journey

What did you use it for?

Wow, it is probably easier to answer "what is it NOT used for?" :) We use it to run post-function scripts in many of our workflows, use the added functions in JQL's, watch for certain types of issues and update them, etc. We also use it to run scripts on demand whenever we want to change some values on issues or projects, some examples are:

  • to change a value in a custom field
  • change Security Level on certain issues
  • delete all but two projects (like when we create an "empty" test instance 
  • find where a certain AD group is used in a certain Project role
  • remove values from a role
  • send email to Assignee's when issues go past due date
  • transition issues from "Pending Closure" to "Closed" after 5 days of inactivity

Which team used it?

Really everyone because of the added functions in the JQL, like searching for all sub-tasks that have a parent with certain attributes. However, the admins mostly use it to fulfill business requirements that come from cross functional teams.

What would happen if you didn’t have it?

We'd be a bunch of sour patches if we didn't have ScriptRunner, it really does so much for our Jira instance. It really works wonders!


We added 'quality gates' in our development process, e.g. by making sure that certain field got filled out based on the value in another field.

Script makes life of medium tech Jira admins much easier, for example setting resolutions and viewing logs.

Scriptrunner is one of those apps that is a required app for most companies in my mind. It just does so damn much that without it, I feel like I am missing one arm

Taranjeet Singh Community Leader Aug 04, 2021

Nice article @Kristjan Geir Mathiesen - Servado !

I agree with all of you that ScriptRunner is a greatly useful app and has grown so much since I was introduced to it.

The only thing I feel on the other side is that it is so packed up with features and it needs Groovy scripting knowledge for custom script solutions so it has a big learning curve and cannot be just used straight away when a new user gets introduced to it.


Log in or Sign up to comment
Community showcase
Published in Apps & Integrations

🍂📹 Apptoberfest demo contest roundup: vote for your favorite demos!

Hi Community! The submissions are in (and listed below) for the 🍻🍂Apptoberfest🍂🍻 Demo Competition and it’s time for you to place your votes for the best: Analytics & reporting app demo ...

100 views 2 11
Read article

Community Events

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

Find an event

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

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you