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
How to rename the group?
After enabling Rename Group in Jira plugin Jira Administartors will see one new button on the View Group pages:
What checks performed on group renaming?
Before renaming any group plugin perform following checks:
- If user directory allows group renaming
- Old group name should exist
- Old group name should not be system (jira-administrators, jira-core-users, jira-software-users, jira-servicedesk-users)
- Old group name should not have duplicates (duplicated group names not supported yet)
- New group name should not exist
- New group name should be less than 255 characters
- Other technical checks
Where groups will be renamed
Plugin covers all known places in Jira software where groups could appear.
- group table (cwd_group)
- user-group relationship (cwd_membership)
- groups who can access Jira (licenserolesgroup)
- global permissions (globalpermissionentry)
- project roles (projectroleactor)
- permission schemes (schemepermissions)
- shared filters and dashboards (sharepermissions)
- issue security schemes (schemeissuesecurities)
- agile board administrators (AO_60DB71_BOARDADMINS)
- values of group picker and multigrouppicker(customfieldvalue)
- conditions in workflows (jiraworkflows)
- membersOf function in JQL filters(searchrequest)
- notification schames (notification)
- filter subscriptions (filtersubscription)
- gadget prferences (gadgetuserpreference)
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.
There are two endpoints so far:
- Check if particular renaming could be done
- Do renaming
"error":"Rename system groups is forbidden",
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