[rt-users] Searching for tickets with empty CF in RT 4.2.8

Matt Zagrabelny mzagrabe at d.umn.edu
Fri Dec 9 09:23:29 EST 2016

Hi Thomas,

On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 4:53 AM, Thomas Oddsund
<thomas.oddsund at usit.uio.no> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have some saved searches on my dashboard. Three of them are based on a Custom Field; one show tickets where the CF is set to X, one where CF is set to Y, and one is supposed to show tickets tagged with something other then X or Y.
> To make the third search, I created the following search;
> Queue = 'foo'
> AND CF.{bar} != 'X'
> AND CF.[bar] != 'Y'
> AND (
>   Status = 'new'
>  OR Status = 'open'
>  OR Status = 'stalled' )
> However, tickets marked with either X or Y are still appearing in the result. The same result was returned if i changed != to "NOT LIKE", and if I removed either the X or Y part.
> Is this a bug, is there something wrong with our RT instance or is there something I've overlooked?

I'm not sure about answering this question, but you can search for
tickets with empty CF values using the Advanced editing option of a

'CF.{bar}' is null


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