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    This add-on is compatible with JIRA Service Desk.

    Project management and stakeholder awareness is people business, but yellow/red lights help to escalate ... focus your attention

    Project management and stakeholder awareness is people business, but yellow/red lights help to escalate ... focus your attention


    Basic Features

    Dynamic rules for automation

    You can configure new traffic-light custom fields setting options to "green", "yellow" and "red". Just select a proper option for each issue, manually. The purpose is NOT to replace any human by an intelligent algorithm.

    Use traffic-light custom fields like criticality for issues or user requests of JIRA Service Desk.

    Automize processing by listeners.

    Extend JIRA's search result by your traffic-light columns to sort and get an overview.

    Specify dynamic rules, which are highly flexibel to treat complex circumstances. Using them within a JIRA listener or workflow function, you can set customfields to any traffic-light value you want, automatically.

    More details

    Create new custom field(s) as traffic-light. Since v2.0.2, all necessary options are automatically created (red, yellow, green). Since v2.0.5, additionally "amber" and "pink" are provided for escalations.

    You can define complex statements taking all issue methods into account, from current issue status until issue's parent object or status of children to determine, what traffic-light status to set: just program your rule in javascript syntax!

    Available Listeners:

    • de.polscheit.jira.listener.DynamicRulesUpdateListener
    • de.polscheit.jira.listener.DynamicRulesCreationListener
    • de.polscheit.jira.listener.DynamicRulesWorkLoggingListener

    The following utility functions are available:

    • log(Object obj);
    • setCFoption(MutableIssue issue, String customfieldName, String value);
    • getCF(MutableIssue issue, String customfieldName);


    Exceptions are put into the JIRA log file. There is no syntex or semantic checking! So, be sure to enter the correct expression as admin.


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    by Zsolt Pataky on 2017-03-14
    Another request for the trafficlight, after night the adaption was done. Great and fast support.
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    by Aurelia Hibbert on 2014-10-03
    Excellent plug-in. Easily compatible with other custom fields and helpful, speedy support as well! Impressive all-round.
    1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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    by Frantisek Kall on 2013-04-10
    This plugin is very useful, especially for reporting and management view. Quick and efficient support from the developer Frank. Exceeded our support expectations. Highly recommended.
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    by Roland Müller on 2013-02-16
    This is a great little plugin that also allows setting the traffic light status based on time tracking values automatically. The new version 1.2.7 now supports a listener for logging time. Developer answers very fast, and did release this version in less than a week after some proposals from our side. It also works together with Tempo time tracking. Using javascript for the listeners required some lookups in the issue rest API docs in order to get the data types right. Example: var t=issue.getTimeSpent().longValue(); var m=issue.getOriginalEstimate().longValue(); var c=(t<m)?'green':'red';util.setCFoption(issue,'Criticality',c); Thank you for this plugin, Frank!
    1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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    by Tianhao Li on 2012-06-27
    This plugin is awesome especially for reporting which meets our requirements. I am wondering if I add the extra color amber and pink to the dropdown list, why it doesn't work for amber color, however it displayed the same color as yellow? For pink it is OK just a "!" on the color. Thanks for your help.
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    Frank Polscheit

    According to another user, they wished the color name "amber" as alias for "yellow": both are functionally identical. The intension of "Pink" is an escalation one level above "red"!


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    Version 2.2.0-JIRA7 JIRA Server 7.0.0 - 7.3.6 Released 2017-03-23


    improved integration into JIRA Service Desk


    1. Log into your JIRA instance as an admin.
    2. Click the admin dropdown and choose Atlassian Marketplace. The Manage add-ons screen loads.
    3. Click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
    4. Locate Traffic-Light CustomField for JIRA via search. The appropriate add-on version appears in the search results.
    5. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Traffic-Light CustomField for JIRA. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Traffic-Light CustomField for JIRA begins to download.
    6. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
    7. Click Apply license. If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your JIRA instance.

    To find older Traffic-Light CustomField for JIRA versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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