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Availability

This routine is available starting with SIL Engine™ 4.5.6.


Syntax

addGroupsToGroup(groupsToJoin, childNames)

Description

Add the provided groups to the specified groups if they are not already added.

Parameters

Parameter name

Type

Required

Description

Groups to joinArray of stringsYesGroup names that the child group should be added to.
Child namesArray of stringsYesChild names that identifies the child groups to be added to the groups.


Return type

boolean

Returns "true" if operation succeeded.

Example 1

addGroupsToGroup("ParentGroup", "ChildGroup");

Result: The "ChildGroup will be added as child to the "ParentGroup".

Example 2

addGroupsToGroup({"Group1","Group2","Group3"}, {"Child1","Child2"});

Result: "Child1", "Child2" will be added as child groups for "Group1","Group2","Group3".

Notes

In order to allow Jira to handle nested groups you would need first to enable or disable support for nested groups on each directory individually. Select User Directories from the JIRA administration menu, edit the directory and select Enable Nested Groups. See Configuring user directories.

See also