Creating an issue and linking to parent issue with Scriptrunner Jira Cloud


I just need to define the link to the parent issue when the child gets created and I can't find any example of how to do this.

def taskType = get('/rest/api/2/issuetype').asObject(List).body.find { it['name'] == 'Warranty Claim Robot Component' }['id']
        .header('Content-Type', 'application/json')
                fields: [
                            summary    : 'Test Ignore this',
                            description: "Test Ignore this",
                            project    : [
                                    key: projectNewIssueKey
                            issuetype  : [
                                    id: taskType
							//Need to define issue links here?

I've found a rest example of this but I am unsure of how to convert it to scriptrunner/groovy syntax.

Any help would be much appreciated. 


Kind regards

Thomas P. Hargreaves


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Hi Thomas,

We've put an example of how to do issue linking in our documentation:

The link has to be created after the issue is created, they can't be done in one request.

I hope that helps,


Hi Jon,

Fantastic, thank you very much.


Kind regards,

Thomas P. Hargreaves

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