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Downloading an attachment from a jira issue using jira-python


I am trying to download a file from JIRA ticket using jira-python, but I did find any userful information for that. 

Has anybody done it so far ? 


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I do not you Pyton at all, just read documentation. Have you tried to use 


Get an attachment Resource from the server for the specified ID?

Try something like this:

issue = jira.issue('JCD-6585')
attachment = issue.fields.attachment[0]
image = attachment.get()
with open('/tmp/Issue1_CA_JCD_6585.png', 'wb') as f:


For me I found that you have to also ask for expanding attachment in order for this to work.

issue = jira.issue('JCD-6585', expand="attachment")

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