Create Jira issue via rest api - python

Hi,

We're using Jira v5.1.2 and we try to create new Jira issue via rest api.

we run :

cmd = "curl.exe -D- -u user:pass -X POST --data @data_to_send.json -H 'Content-Type: application/json' 'User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:20.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/20.0' http://outJiraSite/rest/api/2/issue/"

subprocess.check_call(cmd)

 

data_to_send.json:

{
           "fields" : {
               "project": {
                   "key": "CT"
               },
               "summary": "testing",
               "assignee": {
                   "name": 'team'
               },
               "issuetype": {
                   "name": "Task"
               },
               "description": "Testing automatic create Jira Issue  \n",           
               }
         }

and get :

curl: (6) Could not resolve host: (nil); Host not found
HTTP/1.1 415 Unsupported Media Type
Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2013 07:38:46 GMT
Server: Apache-Coyote/1.1
X-AREQUESTID: 38x583x1
X-Seraph-LoginReason: OK
X-ASESSIONID: 6n27hs
X-AUSERNAME: --------
Content-Type: text/html;charset=utf-8
Content-Length: 1117
Set-Cookie: JSESSIONID=----------------------------------; Path=/; HttpOnly
Set-Cookie: atlassian.xsrf.token=BBOO-X31J-0L8A-OSLQ|---------------------|lin; Path=/

<html><head><title>Apache Tomcat/6.0.32 - Error report</title><style><!--H1 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:22px;} H2 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:16px;} H3 {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;font-size:14px;} BODY {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:black;background-color:white;} B {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;color:white;background-color:#525D76;} P {font-family:Tahoma,Arial,sans-serif;background:white;color:black;font-size:12px;}A {color : black;}A.name {color : black;}HR {color : #525D76;}--></style> </head><body><h1>HTTP Status 415 - Unsupported Media Type</h1><HR size="1" noshade="noshade"><p><b>type</b> Status report</p><p><b>message</b> <u>Unsupported Media Type</u></p><p><b>description</b> <u>The server refused this request because the request entity is in a format not supported by the requested resource for the requested method (Unsupported Media Type).</u></p><HR size="1" noshade="noshade"><h3>Apache Tomcat/6.0.32</h3></body></html>

Can you please help and advice?


Is there any other way to create Jira issue via rest api?

Thanks!!

Shani

7 answers

1 accepted

Thank you! it work!!

Hi,

Take a look at Python Client for JIRA

https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.atlassian.jira.jira-python-rest

With this client you will be able to very easily connect and create JIRA issues.

Full documentation:

http://jira-python.readthedocs.org/en/latest/

I hope that will help.

Best Regards,

Mirek

0 vote
Pedro Cora Atlassian Team Sep 09, 2013

I'm not sure what is wrong on your json file, but try the following:

{
    "fields": {
       "project":
       { 
          "key": "AWD"
       },
       "summary": "Issue created via REST.",
       "description": "bla bla bla goes here",
       "issuetype": {
          "name": "Task"
       }
   }
}

And also reduce your call to: curl -D- -u user:pass -X POST --data @data.json -H 'Content-Type: application/json' http://localhost:8080/rest/api/2/issue/

generally what is the URL using to login to jira i mean something like

Jira.atlassian.com:8080 or Jira.atlassian.com:8080/jira?

Hi,

Thank you all. I had several mistakes in my fields request…

Finally, I didn’t use Curl and I used urllib2.Request…and it work!

I’ve one more question please; I like to search jira ticket by summary.

My url is : http://host.com/rest/api/2/search?jql=summary~[x][y][Unstable]- TestGroup/Test failed on 16.

Since my url contain spaces, it can’t find issue.

Do you know how can I overpower this problem?

Thank you very much!

Shani

Hi,

I've one more question please, is there any way to add watchers to ticket via rest api?

I can’t find it here - https://developer.atlassian.com/display/JIRADEV/JIRA+REST+API+Example+-+Create+Issue

Thank you!

Shani

Please help Please help!!

I'm try to serch Jira issue , my URL is "http://MyJira.com/rest/api/2/search?jql=summary~'DOA_DigitalZoom_Smooth failed on C16'"

I run this using json.loads but it can't find this issue although this issue existing!!!!

Can you please help? what wrong in my url?

Thanks you!

I solved a similar problem by URL-encoding the query string.

(Try posting additional problems as new question. There's no incentive to look into questions that are already marked as answered.)

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