The REST API does not directly support impersonation of users, but there is a plugin for that:
Please note that this would only work for JIRA Server.
How about when using scriptrunner and groovy within a custom rest endpoint?
def jiraAuthenticationContext = ComponentAccessor.getJiraAuthenticationContext()
def originalUser = jiraAuthenticationContext.getLoggedInUser()
def userManager = ComponentAccessor.getUserManager()
def adminUser = userManager.getUserByName("deployer")
assert adminUser // make sure an admin user called "deployer" exists in all instances
// make REST requests here
I have multiple projects that use variations of the same base workflow. The variations depend on the requirements of the project or issue type. The variations mostly come in the form of new statuses ...
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