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Groovy Script for Linked Issue Transition

I want to write a groovy Script in which, on certain transition of issue type 1 which follows some workflow, when state changes from state 1 to state 2 then linked issue with that ticket should move its from state 1 to state 2 which follows other workflow say workflow 2.

Can any body help me out with this?

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You could search the forum. There have been several questions on this matter:

I'v been trying to do the same and ended up with sth. like this. Don't know if it's good but bascially transforemd existing scripts (I'm using Jamies Script Runner Plugin BTW)

// package com.test.transitionSubtask

import com.atlassian.jira.ComponentManager
import com.atlassian.jira.component.ComponentAccessor

def componentManager = componentManager.getInstance()
def issueLinkManager = componentManager.getIssueLinkManager()

import org.apache.log4j.Category
import com.atlassian.jira.issue.comments.CommentManager
import com.opensymphony.workflow.WorkflowContext
import com.atlassian.jira.workflow.WorkflowTransitionUtil;
import com.atlassian.jira.workflow.WorkflowTransitionUtilImpl;
import com.atlassian.jira.util.JiraUtils;

def Category log = Category.getInstance("com.onresolve.jira.groovy.PostFunction")
log.debug "debug statements"

log.debug "Hello" 
String currentUser = ((WorkflowContext) transientVars.get("context")).getCaller();
WorkflowTransitionUtil workflowTransitionUtil = ( WorkflowTransitionUtil ) JiraUtils.loadComponent( WorkflowTransitionUtilImpl.class );

issueLinkManager.getOutwardLinks( {issueLink ->
        if ( == "Blocks") {
        log.debug ("Linktyp: " 				+
		log.debug ("Status parent: "		+
		log.debug ("ID parent: "  			+ issueLink.destinationObject.getId())
		log.debug ("Schlüssel Verlinkung: " + issueLink.destinationObject.getKey())
		log.debug ("Lösung Verlinkung: " 	+ issueLink.destinationObject.getResolutionObject().getName())

		// Nur wenn bestimmte Lösung
			if (issueLink.destinationObject.getResolutionObject().getName() == "Fixed"){
		// Transition einleiten
    		    workflowTransitionUtil.setAction (3)    // 5 == RESOLVE ISSUE

		// Add a comment so people have a clue why the child has been closed 
    		    CommentManager commentManager = (CommentManager) ComponentManager.getComponentInstanceOfType(CommentManager.class);
    		    String comment = "*Resolving* as a result of the *Resolve* action being applied to the parent.";
    		    commentManager.create(issueLink.getDestinationObject(), currentUser, comment, true);

        // validate and transition issue
else {log.debug("Hello CCCCCCCC")}

Thanks for your answer, In my case I have installed Query Custom field plugin, which is a custom field which brings issues from other issue type, so i want to first link this issue and then perform the transition so can anybody help me out.

Hi All,

Is the above script working for transitioning linked issues.




Because I also want to implement it. If it works then please anyone tell me how and where to use this groovy script.



@Darapu Rajesh Babu, you'll need a script runner plugin, the paid one will save you a lot of time with built in functionality. In the workflow editor you can add a custom script post function that runs this. It may need some tweaking but I'm about to find out and I'll post what I ended up with

Hallo @Christian Czaia,

dein Script funktioniert auch wenn zwischen zwei Tickets ein klassischer Link besteht oder nur bei einem Parent+Subtask?




you can also configure this use case with the Workflow Essentials Plugin and don't need to write a script for it.


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