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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Chapter 12. JIRA Administration with ScriptRunner and the CLI Add-on

When JIRA is used to implement a complex use case with lots of conditions, validations, and workflows, there are certain configurations that are not doable using the existing set of features. For instance, you may want to auto-calculate a custom field value after a workflow transition. Using the ScriptRunner plugin, many such advanced configurations can be achieved. It comes with various built-in administration scripts, which give the administrators tremendous power to manage their instance. In this chapter, we will discuss the ScriptRunner add-on, along with the JIRA Command Line Interface (CLI) add-on, to perform various JIRA functions from the command line.

We will cover the following topics:

  • Installing ScriptRunner

  • Installing CLI