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The Transition issue post function automatically executes a specific transition on one ore multiple issues or transitions the issues to a selected status. Both, transition and target status, have to be available from the issue's current status. 

The configuration

The table below lists all available parameters that have to (*) or optionally can be set in this post function.


Target issue*

The issues to be transitioned. If a list of issue keys is passed, the transition will be performed for every issue in the list.
The following options are available:

  • Current issue
  • Parent issue
  • Parser expression ((info) the output has to be an issue key or a list of issue keys)

Select the transition to be executed or the status to be transitioned to. You can choose between to options:

  • Execute transition
    Pick either a transition which is shown by name and ordered by workflows or a parser expression ((info) expects a transition ID)
  • Transition to status
    Pick either a status which is shown by name or a parser expression ((info) expects a status ID). If more than one transition is avaible to reach the configured status, the first found transition will be executed.
Delayed execution*Executing the post function will be delayed by the specified value in milliseconds. Please note that you are not able to define a value that is greater than 120 seconds. 
Run as*

Select the user that will be used to execute this post function. It can be chosen from one of the following options:

  • Current user
  • Selected user
  • Assignee
  • Reporter
  • Creator
  • Project lead
  • Parent's assignee
  • Parent's reporter
  • Parent's creator
Conditional execution

Enter a condition (a logical expression) using the expression parser syntax. 

You can even logically link and nest conditions in expressions as you like in order to map more complex conditions. 

(warning) The post function will only be executed if the condition is met (returns true.).

Get started

Get started by trying out the example configurations provided out of the box.

The following example configurations are currently available:

Additional use cases can be found here!

Use cases and examples using this post function