How do I create an issue (REST API) without a security level if there is a default security level?

So I am trying to create an issue that has the "None" security level.

In the gui I can just select "None" from the drop down and it creates the issue without a security level.

But when I leave out security level in my api request it sets the default security level.

How should I describe the security field in my request so it will not be set?

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I've not tried this, but I think sending it a null or empty security level should do it

"none" is a placeholder word Jira shows to the user instead of the more unclear "empty line in a dropdown" which confuses people.  It  represents an empty field (no data in the jiraissue table for system fields, or no line in customfieldvalue if it's a custom field) rather than the string "none"


when you explicitly set it to "null" it works

FYI: Setting name or id to empty string does not work.

Ah, great, thanks for the update!

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