How to change the name of commentator via API ?

How to change the name of commentator via API ? 

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You should be able to pass 'author' JSON property when adding/updating comment. Please check the doc: https://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/cloud/#api/2/issue-addComment

Leaving it empty defaults to REST API user.

Please check the comments.

It respond me this error 

Can not deserialize instance of com.atlassian.jira.issue.fields.rest.json.beans.CommentJsonBean


and im adding this array to json 

 

Ex

$res_c = array(array('author'=>array("name"=>"fred","displayName"=>"Fred F.User","active"=> false),'body'=>'mmyyyyyyyyyy'));


The author REST piece should be in form:

"author": {
  "name": "fred"
}
This is json format im setting in api call still no success :(
{"author":{"name":"fred"},"body":"lots of testing"}

No success in terms that the author is not changed or there is an error?

No author change . Comments are added with the name of admin.

No luck sad. So it's hard-coded to put current REST user and author is ignored despite it's in the docs. I knew that there is such hard-code for REST worklogs now we booth know that the same is for comments.

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There is no such field or role as commentator in JIRA. Please adjust your question by explaining what you have and what do you want to do.

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Basically i have list of issues with comments that i imported from basecamp in json format . Now i want to create issue with comments in JIRA with API. The problem is that  i have different people's comments on issue while JIRA is only showing comments with name of Administrator  . So how could i change the name of commentator via api?

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