How to get more than 50 issues with search API

I am trying to use JIRA REST Search API to get issues. However API returns me only 50 issues. I tried using startAt and maxResults. However I am getting error 'Field 'startAt' does not exist or you do not have permission to view it." What should I do to get all the issues using JIRA Rest API

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Based on the error I assume that you try to pass startAt as a field. The format of GET params should be as following:


today I discovered that maxResults does not work anymore... even if I assign to maxResults a number bigger than 100, I get always issues from 0 until 99 

Below is based on the response received from a Support ticket:

The /rest/api/2/search endpoint has been limited to 100 results , as you can see at: JRACLOUD-67570: JIRA Cloud REST API /rest/api/latest/search?maxResults=1000 is returning only 100 results

Unfortunately, this limit isn't configurable, you'll need to rely on pagination to retrieve the desired number of results

You need to pass maxResults=500 as one of the query parameters. Where 500 is the maximum number of results you want back.

Here is an example call I use to get issues from JIRA OnDemand and JIRA Server via the REST API. It returns as many results as I need.


If you use this then you don't need startAt (it becomes optional).

Looks like this is applicable on-premise JIRA instance. We are using JIRA on-demand. Is there configuration for the same ?

You need to check with Atlassian support team what is the default value for You.

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