Hi All,

Need help in JIRA rest API to get issue details. Right now am using 'rest/api/2/issue/issuename?expand=names,changelog' which retrieves me all details. Is there a way to get only the details shown in JIRA UI using rest API? Basically need to limit the Issue details to those shown in the JIRA. Any input would be helpful.

 

Regards,

Alvin 

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Hmm.  The REST data returned is all the data that's shown in the UI.  So I'm a little confused as to what you are looking for.

However, yes, you can restrict what it returns.  If you add, for example, &fields=id,key to the end of the query, you'll only get the id and key back.  Other fields would be like summary, customfield_nnnnn and so-on.

Thanks Nic, but am looking for a way without explicitly mentioning the fields. For example, when i go to an issue, I am able to see around 10 fields. But the REST API is returning around 20. And I need only the 10 fields to be returned to API. I cannot give &fields=id, key etc as the fields shown would change for different issues.

Regards,

Alvin

 

How do you expect JIRA to know what fields you want to get?

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