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Groovy: Check if user is in group

Georgiy Senenkov Sep 11, 2012

Hello,

My JIRA setup contains custom field "Team". Also user groups have been created and their names exactly corresponding "Team" values. Based on this assumption I need to check whether the issue assignee belongs to the user group.

I made groovy script

MutableIssue issue = issue
componentManager = ComponentManager.instance
customFieldManager = componentManager.getCustomFieldManager()
userUtil = componentManager.getUserUtil()


cfTeam = customFieldManager.getCustomFieldObjectByName("Team")
teamUserGroup = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfTeam)
assigneeUserName = issue.getAssigneeUser().getName()

if (userUtil.getGroupNamesForUser(assigneeUserName).contains("TEAM1")){
	System.out.println("Assignee is in the Team Group! " )
}

and it works well if Team is exclitely mentioned as "TEAM1", but if I use value taken from custom field, i.e.

if (userUtil.getGroupNamesForUser(assigneeUserName).contains(teamUserGroup))

it returns the error

javax.script.ScriptException: javax.script.ScriptException: java.lang.ClassCastException: java.lang.String cannot be cast to com.atlassian.jira.issue.customfields.option.Option

I think solution should be trivial, but didn't manage to resolve it.

Could you please help?

Best regards, Georgiy

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Jobin Kuruvilla [Go2Group] Community Leader Sep 11, 2012

Replace

teamUserGroup = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfTeam)

with

teamUserGroup = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfTeam).toString();

Do null checks and stuff.

Jobin Kuruvilla [Go2Group] Community Leader Sep 11, 2012

toString or getValue as Henning suggested. Just saw it!

Georgiy Senenkov Sep 12, 2012

Thank you! It works!

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Henning Tietgens Sep 11, 2012
Is the CF a Select List? You get an "Option" as result of getCustomFieldValue(). You have to use getValue() on the Option object to get the String representation.
Henning
Georgiy Senenkov Sep 12, 2012

Oh, that was mistake.

I used

teamUserGroup = issue.getCustomFieldValue(cfTeam).toString();

and it works!!!

Thank you very much!

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