When making bulk changes through the JIRA interface, it's possible to not send an email notification about the action. We've recently moved to performing some of our bulk actions through the API and are now receiving a lot more emails.
Is it possible to have the API not send emails?
The two API endpoints we're currently using are:
We still want to receive emails when manually making changes.
I don't think it will happen like this. REST respects all the settings in the application, and will probably continue to do so. The closest I think you'll get is a "bulk edit via REST" function, with the "do not email people on bulk edit" option
Provided that there is no way of doing so out of the box, I've thought of a workaround that you might find useful:
Mind that this procedure deactivates all email notifications for a while, so it is better to perform it at out of business hours.
Hope it helps.
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