Release Notes 4.3

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This page provides information about an individual release of the Appfire Command Line Interface (CLI) family of add-ons.

More release notes for additional versions of this product are available here.

Release Highlights

New License Terms

The license and price model has changed for Version 4.x. See ACLI License for more details and FAQ. With this new model, we are pleased to offer two options for using CLI automation including a lower cost of entry for small companies.

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  • Bamboo - 30 new actions
    • Plan creation scripting!
    • Create plan
    • Add and remove stage, job, task
    • Add and remove global or plan repositories
    • Add and remove global or plan variables
    • Add and remove job artifact and artifact dependencies
    • Add and remove triggers
    • Improved list support
    • Many runFrom actions added
    • Note: some actions not available for Bamboo Cloud
  • JIRA
    • Workflow and workflow scheme actions
    • Cloning improvements
    • More REST implementations
  • Replacement variables for HipChat
  • HipChat room history improvements
  • Support public access on Stash repositories and projects
  • Stash list improvements
  • Improved consistency of output management
    • Simplify append file handling
    • Minor incompatibility regarding default output file handling
    • See ACLI-220 for details
  • Allow file output for getServerInfo and getClientInfo
  • Fixes



The Atlassian Command Line Interface (CLI) supports a large range of product releases. The matrix below provides compatibility guidelines based on testing, API compatibility information provided by Atlassian, and community feedback. User's are encourage to help improve compatibility information through discussions and issues. The CLI also works with releases not officially listed here since in many cases it uses remote APIs provided by Atlassian that have been stable for many years. Check previous versions of the CLI for coverage of earlier releases. Users should verify their usage scenarios on new releases. Support normally is limited to minimum releases indicated. Client requires at least Java 1.7. Testing is done on Java 1.7. In some cases, new actions are only available on later versions of the server - these are often noted in the documentation or in error messages.

To simplify the matrix, we no longer list much older releases even though there is some level of compatibility for these as well. Refer to earlier compatibility notes for information on older releases.

See also Compatibility for overall information on supported Atlassian releases.

This release requires all Atlassian servers and client be running Java 1.7 or higher. See Compatibility for more information.

CLI Clients and Connectors

(warning) - Limited support, no longer tested. Most actions should continue to work, but use with caution. Recommend upgrading.

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Run CLI Add-ons

Add-ons install and run an Atlassian product server.


  1. Tracked Atlassian issues references a few issues impacting Run CLI actions.

Atlassian Add-on Compatibility

The Atlassian CLI supports a number of different Atlassian add-ons like JIRA Agile and Confluence Questions. We only test and support the most current maintenance release of the add-on available for the respective Atlassian application.

Atlassian Incompatibilities

The CLI clients always try to maintain upward compatibility between releases. However, in some cases this is not possible. Occasionally server differences may cause some compatibility issues.

  • JIRA 6.4 EAP: JRA-41773 - Create project behavior has changed incompatibly. We have a workaround that is mostly compatible - JCLI-591 - Getting issue details... STATUS


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