Create issue in a Remote JIRA instance from another JIRA using REST API

I am trying to create a JIRA issue from one JIRA instance to the other using JIRA API. I am using

groovy. This code works perfectly fine when I run it from intellijIDEA , when I run the same code in scriptrunner console, it doesnt throw any error and never creates the issue. could anyone help please.

I mean create issue in another remote JIRA instance from a local JIRA instance using 
scriptrunner postfunction.

//code starts here-----------------------------------------------------

import groovy.json.StreamingJsonBuilder

def baseURL = "";
def authString = "admin:*****".getBytes().encodeBase64().toString();

def body_req = [
"fields": [
"key": "AOBD"
"summary": "REST Test",
"issuetype": [
"name": "Task"

URL url = new URL(baseURL);
HttpURLConnection connection=(HttpURLConnection)url.openConnection();
connection.setRequestProperty( "Authorization", "Basic ${authString}" );
connection.requestMethod = "POST";
connection.doOutput = true;
connection.setRequestProperty("Content-Type", "application/json;charset=UTF-8");
connection.outputStream.withWriter("UTF-8") { new StreamingJsonBuilder(it, body_req) }

//code ends here------------------------------

Thank you

1 answer

You calling the wrong URL for REST API create issue to start with.


Hi Niclas,

Thank you very much for your response.

I changed the URL from to "

but it still doesnt work. Basically I replaced "latest" with "2" . is that correct?


Thank you

You can find plenty of examples here. Make sure it works with cURL first.

Your payload seem to [] instead of expected {}.

Br, Niclas



In addition to what Niclas has said, if you have an application link setup between both you're best off using that. There's some examples of how to do that to intregrate between Atlassian application using ScriptRunnner here:

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