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How to get license count for JIRA using REST API?

I was working on a script to automate the license count for JIRA Software (Server), also send an email everyday about the count of licenses.


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Hope this script helps someone looking for a solution to count jira licenses 

I have used basic Python requests module for this. Tweak the code for your own use.


#Package for REST API CALL and json formatting
import requests
import json

#Packages for Email
import smtplib
from email.mime.multipart import MIMEMultipart
from email.mime.text import MIMEText
from email.mime.base import MIMEBase
from email import encoders

headers = { 'Accept': '*/*',}
url= ''
activeUsers = data['accessDetails']['activeUserCount']
#print("There are currently %d counted towards JIRA Software License" % (activeUsers))licensedUsers = data['accessDetails']['licensedUserCount']
remainingLicenses= licensedUsers - activeUsers
#print("There are %d licenses left" % (remainingLicenses))

#Send Email
msg['To']=", ".join(recepients)
msg['Subject']="JIRA License Information"   
body="There are currently" + " " +str(activeUsers)+ " "+ "accounts counted towards JIRA Software License [2000 User License]"




Email Screenshot


Hope this helps getting started.

Thank You

Chander Inguva

Does this work for jira cloud ?

Hey Krishna,

Please try setting the URL to Jira Cloud, unfortunately i do not have a cloud instance to check it.

I believe it should work.

This doesn't seem to work anymore. The url is no longer valid. Anyone found a different approach?

Hello Chander, 

I haven't tried this script yet but I'm whiling to do it right now and would like to thank you even before actually trying it out. 

Thank's for sharing this!

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