How to retrieve users use for transition permissions check in condition?


I am basically trying to execute a transition as if it was execute by a user different from the one currently logged in.

Considering the following:

  • The current logged in user is "userA"
  • "userA" modifies a field which via a listener executes the following automatic transition:

    def UserManager userManager = ComponentAccessor.getUserManager()
    ApplicationUser user = userManager.getUserByName("jira")
    IssueService.TransitionValidationResult transitionValidationResult = issueService.validateTransition(
            user,, actionId,new IssueInputParametersImpl([:])
    if(! transitionValidationResult.errorCollection.hasAnyErrors())
        log.debug("Transition Successful")
        return true
        log.debug("Transition Error: ${transitionValidationResult.errorCollection.toString()}")
        return false

    Please note that he transition is called using the user "jira" rather than the currenty logged in user ("userA")

Now, in the condition of the transition corresponding to "actionid"  I would like to be able to know which was the user used as parameter of validateTransition(). Referring to my example, this would give as a result the user "jira".

If I use either

((WorkflowContext) transientVars.get("context")).getCaller();



I get as result the user "userA" not "jira"



4 answers

I don't really follow here could you explain a bit more?

Niclas Sandström [Riada] I have expanded the question. Hope now it is clear.


May I know did you find a solution for your question? 

You can use 


before issueService.validateTransition(...)

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