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create new issue in a sprint from python jira rest api


def lambda_handler(event, context):
event_body = json.dumps(event, indent=2)
summary = event['detail-type'] + event['detail']['type']
issue_dict = {
'project': {'id': 10000},
'summary': summary,
'description': event['detail']['description'],
'issuetype': {'name': 'Bug'},
"customfield_10009": 19
new_issue = jira.create_issue(fields=issue_dict)

comment = jira.add_comment(new_issue, event_body)

print("Created new issue and added the :", new_issue)


followed above link and it says 


{"sprint":"Field 'sprint' cannot be set. It is not on the appropriate screen, or unknown."}

also when tried


to get sprint id i get

  • errorMessages:    [
    • "The board does not support sprints"
  • errors: { }

1 answer

Hello @Thulasi_savedroid '


From the message error you posted, it seems like the sprint field is not on the create issue screen of your Bug.


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