Automation for Jira release notes

Automation for Jira Data Center and Server release notes provide information on changes, improvements, and issues resolved in each release.

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8.0.4

Released on 12 September, 2022

Summary of changes

  • Updated and improved translations

8.0.3

Released on 29 July, 2022

Summary of changes

  • Fixed automation welcome screen issues
  • Fixed subtask creation issue in single project scope
  • Improved behaviour of 'equals' method in smart values for strings
  • Minor translation changes

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8.0.2

Released on 21 June, 2022

Summary of changes

  • Fixed A4J translation issues
  • Single project picker performance tuned

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8.0.0

Released on 21 June, 2022

Summary of changes

  • A4J application adjusted to Jira 9 API
  • Implemented new licensing policy in Jira Data Center environment

7.4.2

Released on 6 April, 2022

Summary of changes

  • Improved http connection handling for outgoing webhook requests.
  • Improved project picker performance in the rule details view.

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7.4.1

Released on 25 February, 2022

Summary of changes

  • Fixed issue when version type field was not set by issue create action.
  • Introduced alphabetical label order in rule admin view.
  • 'On issue deleted' trigger fixed.

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7.4.0

Released on 20 October, 2021

Summary of changes

  • Fixed the integration with Insight - Asset Management used in project administration
  • New features: filtering and exporting the audit log. For more info, see Use the audit log.
  • Introduced configurable automation event serializer thread pool size via new property 

    automation.event.serializer.thread.pool.size.per.node

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7.3.5

Released on 31 August, 2021

Summary of changes

  • Added conditional logic and list filtering features to smart values.
  • Improved number formatting in smart values.
  • Improved how mathematical functions work.
  • Added copying of inactive users between custom fields of the same type.
  • Added filtering out inactive watchers while configuring an outgoing email action.

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7.3.4

Released on 23 June, 2021

Summary of changes

  • Fix for {{issue.toUrl}} smart value, where stale Jira base URL was returned.
  • Fixed label management in automation admin view. Color change is now possible and labels are not disappear anymore.
  • Rule actor context is ensured when linked issues are fetched during rule execution.
  • Performance improvements in fetching issue data.

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7.3.3

Released on 12 May, 2021

Summary of changes

  • The HTTP client used for outgoing web requests was made stateless (maintaining state between requests fixed).
  • Fixed setting issue version in the Clone issue action.
  • Fixed retrieving worklog items via smart values.
  • Added the weekOfYearIso function for date type smart values.
  • Timeout on evaluating regex expression added to avoid potential infinite loops.
  • The SQL 'in' clause limit replaced with batching for reading rule state.
  • The URL validation for all outgoing web calls delegated to the Jira allowlist added as an option.
  • The primary key column typed changed from integer to biginteger in all Automation for Jira database tables.

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