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Can an automation rule be used to update component lead?


Is there a way to use an automation rule to trigger an update of component lead? My plan was to create a scheduled rule that runs every 7 days where the rule updates component lead. I cannot seem to do that. Is there a way I wonder?

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Alexis Robert Community Leader Mar 01, 2021

Hi @ihe , 


you could do this using the "Send web request" action in Automation, and sending an API request to your component :


I takes a bit of work to get it working but this way you can update the component lead.


Let me know if this helps,



Hi Alexis and thanks for the reply. I was hoping for a solution within jira, i.e. not involving any sending but I will absolutely look into this!

Hi @ihe 

It appears that feature idea is in the Code Barrel backlog as a suggested improvement:

Until that gets implemented, the REST API approach Alexis noted would work.  Here is an article describing how to implement that:

Best regards,


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