Use includeArchivedSpaces parameter in CQL


By default the archived Confluence space won't be listed the search results in the Confluence UI. This also applies to CQL. If you want to include the archived space in your CQL query result, then you need to add includeArchivedSpaces=true in your CQL query. For example, I want to find out all Confluence spaces (including … Continue reading Use includeArchivedSpaces parameter in CQL

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How to find Jira issues have no certain custom field


In JQL, you can find issues that have values in a custom field or not by using: "<customfield_name>" IS EMPTY "<customfield_name>" IS NOT EMPTY But what if the issues has no such custom field? For example, we recently added a new custom field that is called 'division' to help us to understand where the work … Continue reading How to find Jira issues have no certain custom field

2 Weeks Challenge of ‘Atlassian Certified Professional Jira Administrator’


Early this year I was thinking to get the ACP - 100 Jira Administrator certificate. Now it is close to the end of this financial year, and I still have not done it yet. May be it is the time for another 2 weeks challenge like the one I did last year. Exam Topics Advanced … Continue reading 2 Weeks Challenge of ‘Atlassian Certified Professional Jira Administrator’

Jira takes long time to restart after upgrade


We noticed that Jira startup time increased from 3+ mins to 20+ mins after a recent upgrade (7.10 to 7.12). After analysed a few restart relevant events in the logs, I found that there are some messages related to DB row migrations which were not there before the upgrade. Here is a example: 5/3/19 9:43:14.816 … Continue reading Jira takes long time to restart after upgrade

Error rendering ‘com.atlassian.jira.jira-view-issue-plugin:activitymodule’. Please contact your Jira administrators.


If you are seeing the above error in the Activity section of a Jira issue. Your Jira may have hit a Jira bug. Check this out - https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JSDSERVER-5966 To confirm it, you can try: (1) Check the issue via API - https://<jira-server>/rest/api/2/issue/<issue-key&gt;. (2) Search comment in the result, to see what you got there. In … Continue reading Error rendering ‘com.atlassian.jira.jira-view-issue-plugin:activitymodule’. Please contact your Jira administrators.

Automatically Update Jira Custom Field Content


I recently worked on a Jira Service Desk automation project. One of the requirements is to allow user to choose either Jira project or Confluence space from a dropdown list. This is how the custom field of 'Jira Project Picker' looks like. BTW, I have confirmed that Jira (7.12.3 ) system field project field could … Continue reading Automatically Update Jira Custom Field Content

Share edit rights for filters and dashboards in Jira


Since version 7.12, Jira allows owner to share edit rights for filters and dashboard. (Release notes) But it did not work for us after we upgraded Jira from 7.6.6 to 7.12.3. It turns out that the dark feature (com.atlassian.jira.sharedEntityEditRights.enabled) has to be enabled explicitly. How to: Go to https://<your-jira-dns&gt://secure/SiteDarkFeatures!default.jspaAdd com.atlassian.jira.sharedEntityEditRights.enabled  into the dark feature list.