Grrovy Scirpt to add user to Watcher List


Using the below script to add an user to watcher list using Script runner in the issue Create PostFunction

import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager

ComponentManager componentManager = ComponentManager.getInstance()
def watcherManager = componentManager.getWatcherManager()
def userManager = componentManager.getUserUtil()

def watchUsers = {usernames ->
usernames.each { def user=userManager.getUser(it) watcherManager.startWatching(user,issue.getGenericValue()) }

def users = ["X"]

However, I find the below errors in my log file

Caused by: javax.script.ScriptException: groovy.lang.MissingPropertyException: No such property: watcherManager for class: com.atlassian.crowd.embedded.ofbiz.OfBizUser
	at org.codehaus.groovy.jsr223.GroovyScriptEngineImpl.eval(
	at org.codehaus.groovy.jsr223.GroovyScriptEngineImpl.eval(
	... 185 more

3 answers

1 accepted

Anyone can help ?

ANother clue is that this script works on the Script Console , but in the post script function it fails

Looks like this thread is thread. This is urgent and needs some help

Updated version for JIRA 7.1.4:



import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def watcherManager = ComponentAccessor.getWatcherManager()
def userManager = ComponentAccessor.getUserManager()

 def watchUsers = {usernames ->
   usernames.each {
         def user = userManager.getUserByKey(it.toString())
         watcherManager.startWatching(user, issue)

def users = ["user1", "user2"]

tested on 7.2.0 . It works as expected! Thank you


 In Jira Server 7.3.0 shows a problem with that symbol '-' 

Can you tell me what changed? I want the same code to work for the new version of jira SD.

@Stefani Kaimakliotou were you able to solve that issue?  Thanks!

We upgraded to server 7.5 and chose not to use the addition of the user to the watchers list. I found another way solving my case. Thanks a lot. 

Had to add this to make it work, but atlast it is working as expected

package com.onresolve.jira.groovy.canned.workflow.postfunctions

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