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How to change status of Jira ticket in Postman?

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I am attempting to update an issue status from backlog to assessment through Postman but am not having any success. I've only seen answers for how to do this through curl, which I do not have access to. Currently, I am attempting a POST with "https://<company url>/rest/api/2/issue/<issueID>/transitions" and the following body:

{
    "fields": {
        "status": {
           "name""Assessment"
        }
    },
    "transition": {
        "id""2"
    }
}
This gives me "Internal server error".
Any tips would be appreciated.

1 answer

Hi,

can you try to remove the "fields" from your body?

{
"transition": {
"id": "2"
}
}

 

You can only specify fields for the transition that are also on the transition screen.
The status is set through the transition (and not directly by the user), so you do not need to provide that value. 

I have tried this but I get the same error.

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