Rename Group in Jira

How to configure the plugin?

Plugin has no configurations and works out-of-the-box.

But do not forget about a valid license. Without it users will see the following error message and not be able to rename the group

Invalid license message

How to rename the group?

After enabling Rename Group in Jira plugin Jira Administartors will see one new button on the View Group pages:

Rename group button in Jira server

What checks performed on group renaming?

Before renaming any group plugin perform following checks:

Where groups will be renamed

Plugin covers all known places in Jira software where groups could appear.

Regarding 3rd parties,
At the moment plugin does not cover group renaming for other plugins.

Call for vendors (Atlassian Marketplace Partners)

Plugin was designed to support as much as possible places to rename groups.

If your plugin(s) persist group names in custom places, please let me know.

What about Jira Service Desk and Data Center?

Jira Service Desk fully compatible.

Jira Data Center might be supported in the future, but not in nearest 2-3 months.

REST API

There are two endpoints so far:

  1. Check if particular renaming could be done
  2. Do renaming

Check

POST {baseurl}/rest/groups/latest/check
Request Payload:

{
   "oldName":"jira-administrators",
   "newName":"jira-admins"
}

Response example:

{
   "error":"Rename system groups is forbidden",
   "success":false,
   "groupToBeRenamed":{
      "oldName":"jira-administrators",
      "newName":"jira-admins"
   }
}

Rename

POST {baseurl}/rest/groups/latest/rename
Request Payload:

{
   "oldName":"General Users",
   "newName":"All Employees"
}

Response example:

{
   "success":true,
   "groupToBeRenamed":{
      "oldName":"General Users",
      "newName":"All Employees"
   }
}


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