JMWE for JIRA Server version 5 and above
This documentation applies to JMWE for JIRA Server version 5.0 and above. Documentation for JMWE 4.x can be found here.
JIRA Server Only!
This documentation is intended for the JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions add-on for JIRA Server. If you are interested in JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions for JIRA Cloud, please visit this documentation instead.
JIRA administrators often need to implement sophisticated workflows that go beyond the built-in capabilities of JIRA. The JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions add-on provides extensions that help you to design advanced workflows.
The add-on provides advanced Conditions, Validators and Post-functions to achieve this purpose with no programming skills. You can tailor your JIRA workflows to meet your needs and reduce manual user intervention on issues.
For information on the features, see: Workflow Extensions
Objective and Scope
The objective of this document is to give you a detailed explanation of how to install and use the add-on. After reading this document, you will be able to install the add-on on your local server, uninstall it (if needed), and customize your JIRA workflows using the features provided in the add-on.
This document is intended for JIRA administrators. It covers the following sections:
|Explains how to install and uninstall the add-on|
|Explains the features of the plugin|
|JMWE workflow Conditions you can use in your workflow transitions|
|JMWE workflow Validators you can use in your workflow transitions|
|JMWE workflow Post-functions you can use in your workflow transitions|
|How to position JMWE post-functions relative to other post-functions|
|Explains the type of value expected by post-functions for each field type|
|Customizing further with Groovy scripts||Explains how you can use Groovy scripts to further customize your workflows|
|JMWE administration pages||JMWE Configuration, Groovy script tester|
|Use Cases||Lists and explains the use cases for the extensions provided by the add-on|
|Troubleshooting and support for JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions||Explains the troubleshooting and support options for JMWE|
|Information about each JMWE for JIRA Server version|
This table below lists the documentation conventions used in this guide.
Input Field names and values
|JIRA Field names and values|
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Menu and Sub Menu
JIRA Misc Workflow Extensions Plugin
Highlighted terms or context
|Block of code|
|Tips, warnings, suggestions and additional information|
|Link in Blue||Internal pages|
|Link in Blue and Bold||External pages|
|User created transition/status||Italic and Bold|