Groovy Runner ->How to ask if current user belongs to a certain group ?

I am using the following template:

Send an email based on the provided template if conditions are met
Loaded from: bundle://110.0:1/com/onresolve/jira/groovy/canned/workflow/postfunctions/SendCustomEmail.groovy (View Source)

I want to make a post condition in case the user initiated the issue belongs to a certain group.

In previous version it used to work by:

currentUser.groups.contains("ServiceCenter")

Now it is not working and throwing this error when I run it in Script runner:
javax.script.ScriptException: java.lang.NullPointerException: Cannot get property 'groups' on null object

Why ?

thanks, Tomer.


1 answer

This widget could not be displayed.

That suggests to me the person doing the action is not logged in?

But the condition you want is:

import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def userUtil = ComponentAccessor.getUserUtil()
currentUser && userUtil.getGroupNamesForUser(currentUser.name).contains("ServiceCenter")

The first bit checks the current user is not null, ie anonymous user.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Published Aug 22, 2018 in Marketplace Apps

How a Marketplace app tech team is achieving gender diversity

Hello! My name is Genevieve Blanch, and I'm the Marketing Manager at RefinedWiki, creators of apps to give teams the tools to customize Atlassian platforms. Currently, 44% of the tech team at Re...

511 views 3 18
Read article

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