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Craftware Search Linked Issues for JIRA

by Craftware Sp. z o.o. for JIRA Server 6.1 - 6.4.12 and more versions
Versions available for JIRA Server 4.0.1 - 4.4.5
JIRA Server 5.0 - 6.1
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    search find link linked parent subtask issue task from jql query filter id search request

    Search for linked, parent or subtask issues

    Provide search criteria

    Flexible function signatures

    Search for linked, parent or subtask issue from JQL query or filter.

    Narrow your results with providing useful search cirteria like:

    - link type,

    - link direction,

    - recursion count.

    Provide arbitrary number of function parameters from 1 to 4.

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    by Alex K on 2015-04-28
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    by Cyfrowy Polsat S.A. on 2015-04-03
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    by Lukáš Maruniak on 2014-12-03
    Hi guys, We had lot of performance troubles before installing new version(2.3.0), but now it seems, that things are moving. I recently checked queries from filters, which are using your extended jql functionality, and honestly I can say, that performance was significantly improved. Yet, there are few queries, which still are performance un-friendly :), but it's definetely improvement comparing to previous version. Keep up the good work.
    1 out of 1 found this review helpful
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    by Alex Lastin on 2014-10-20
    Rating the plugin with 1 star only as it brought our JIRA instance to knees in terms of performance. It should really be 0 stars. CPU usage was hitting 95-100% pretty much all the time and adding CPU cores didn't help. We were having users complaining about JIRA performance and were pulling hair because pretty much nothing helped. After tweaking JVM parameters, adding RAM and CPU cores which didn't help, we disabled plugins one by one and after disabling this one the CPU usage came back to normal - as measured by Java Melody, the tool to gather metrics. So if you want to pay for this plugin to kill your JIRA - go for it! It certainly took a lot of time, effort and ultimately, budget to fix the performance issues caused by this plugin.
    3 out of 4 found this review helpful
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    by Sebastian Krzewinski on 2014-03-03
    The plugin provides a substantial business value and makes things a lot easier. However, when the number of issues hits the 200k mark and JIRA freezes due to memory leaks, all charm is gone. A business decision suggested by the vendor to prohibit 3000+ users from using certain JQL queries is simply not going to work, especially in a multinational organisation.
    13 out of 14 found this review helpful
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    Vendor response

    HI Sebastian, We are limited by JIRA API and it's not technically possible to write solution that will not cause memory and performance problems when query is collecting thousands of issues. However we will try to improve plugin us much as we can. Please check the newest version: 2.3.0 which brings lots of memory and performance improvements. It should now work with much larger queries. In future version we are planing to add features that would help JIRA Administrator to quickly detect and stop queries that would freeze JIRA.

    More details

    Plugin provides several JQL functions which helps to build more advanced queries in JIRA. Those function are:



    • filter/query - could be given by name or its id
    • relation - is optional and given by name
    • relation direction - optional, have values Inward or Outward
    • recursion number - optional, have positive integer values


    Finds all issues which are linked by w specified relation with those found by saved filter or given JQL query.

    • parentIssuesFromFilter/Query


    • filter/query - could be given by name or its id / JQL query


    Finds all parents of subtasks selected by specified saved filter or given JQL query.



    • filter - could be given by name or its id / JQL query


    Finds all subtasks of issues selected by specified saved filter or given JQL query.

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    Craftware Sp. z o.o. supports Craftware Search Linked Issues for JIRA. You can visit the support site to get help.

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    Release notes

    Version 2.4.0 JIRA Server 6.1 - 6.4.12 Released 2015-06-26


    New functions and workflow validator


    Release Notes - CP - Search Linked Issues for JIRA - Version 2.4.0 Bug

    • [CPSLI4J-101] - Wrong dependency removed

    New Feature

    • [CPSLI4J-72] - Configuration option that fails queries/fitlers that return to much issues
    • [CPSLI4J-96] - Workflow validator that checks if issues are linked
    • [CPSLI4J-98] - Custom functions, hasLinkedIssuesFromJQL, hasLinkedIssuesFromQuery


    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 Craftware Search Linked Issues 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 Craftware Search Linked Issues for JIRA. You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Craftware Search Linked Issues 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 Craftware Search Linked Issues for JIRA versions compatible with your instance, you can look through our version history page.

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