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Cprime Apps has been rebranded as Anova Apps. Please note the only effect is the company name - all of our products’ names, logos, functionalities, support, etc. is exactly the same. The new location to our documentation space is https://anovaapps.atlassian.net.

The availability of the users personal data may be impacted by the recent changes by Atlassian in order to meet GDPR compliance. See the following for more information:

Availability

  • This routine is available starting with katl-commons 3.0.1.
  • This routine is available for Jira server and cloud deployment options.

Syntax

getUser(user)

Description

Gets the user by username or key.

Parameters

Parameter name

Type

Required

Description

user

String

Yes

Username or key

On the server version, it searches by the user key first and if there is no result - by the user name as well. On the cloud version, the search is done by the user key only.

Return type

JUser

Returns the user.

Example

JUser usr = getUser("john.doe");

Notes

The look-up is first made after the userkey, then after the username.

See also