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Creating issue in specific project board column

hi everyone,

i am using Jira REST API to create issues; so far so good, everything works as expected.
The problem is i can't find in the docs the parameter used to set the destination column.
I have 4 columns in my Jira Kanban board: 

  1. To complete
  2. In progress
  3. Completed
  4. Error reporting

Now i want to create an issue and place directly in the error reporting column, how can i achieve this?

Thanks in advance for your time

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Hi Raffaele,

I'm not 100% sure if it works, but if you map a status to each column and transition the issue after creating it (should be working within the same automation) to the certain status, it should actually display in the right column.

 

Keep me updated!

 

Lisa

Hi @Lisa Grau it is as you said. I can't do create and transition in the same POST request; i split the operations and now it works.

Thanks for your help

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Great! You're, welcome!

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Creating an issue will always put it into the status that the workflow has as the landing point for new issues.

To get it to a status (in a different column to the start status), you will need to transition it after creation.  Make sure your workflow has a transition to the desired status from the starting status, then take a look at creating an Automation.  An automation can catch "issue created", check data on the issue and transition it if it matches.

Ah, Lisa beat me to it.  What Lisa said!

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