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Does JIRA's REST API have something to adjust the time spent on an issue?

I'm using JIRA's REST API and after checking the whole API (http://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/latest/) I didn't see anything that allows you to edit the time spent on an issue. But I believe that it's possible using this API. What did I miss in the API? Can someone tell me if there's a way to edit the time spent on an issue using this API? Thanks!

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Not at this time using REST API. You might want to try SOAP or create a REST plugin of your own!

Yes... you can only do this via SOAP

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rich Atlassian Team Sep 19, 2011

You'll be able to do this when JIRA 5 lands.

I am using JIRA 5.0.6 and I am not able to set the time spent for a task. Using cURL:

curl -D- -u user:**** -X PUT --data @test.json -H "Content-Type: application/json" http://nb098:8080/rest/api/latest/issue/TEST-23

and test.json like:

{"fields": {"timetracking": {"timeSpent": "60"} } }

I get an error: {"errorMessages":[],"errors":{"timetracking":"Setting the Time Spent directly is

not supported."}}. The same error occurs when I use "update" and "set" in the json file.

Is this still not supported by JIRA? Is there any way to set this value from outside of JIRA?

Thanks,

Michael

Still unsuported in JIRA 7.1.4 via REST API.

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