Import multiple project components at once


As far I know, is posible to import multiple project components with a JSON file in JIRA (and that is great!!! I have to add 130 components!!) but I also need to set the Default Asignee to Component Lead, and I can t find the tag for do this.

I m using Jira Is posible to do this in my version or in a later one?

Thanks in advance.

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Hi all!!

Finally, I decided to use a small java application to read the information from a file, and use Jira API to create the components.

If it helps, this is the basic part of the code:

File file = new File(".\\components.txt");
		List<String> contents;
		try {
			contents = FileUtils.readLines(file);
			for (String line : contents) {
				String[] lines = line.split("#");
				final ComponentInput componentInput = new ComponentInput(lines[0],lines[0], lines[1],AssigneeType.COMPONENT_LEAD);
				final Component component = restClient.getComponentClient().createComponent("PROJECTID", componentInput, pm);
		} catch (IOException e) {

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Apr 29, 2013

And what way are you using to import/create in JIRA? REST?

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As I can see in this documentation, when you add components you can only specify the name:

It looks like you can import it but then edit with the UI every component, at least for now with the beta release.

Ramiro, I had seen that documentation, but it s incomplete. It doesn t specify anything about component fields (or I couldn t find it) but I could specify description an Component Lead of a component with a JSON like this:

    "projects": [
			"key": "KEY",   
            "components": [
				{"name":"component","description":"component description","lead":"leaduser"}


Nice to know that. And just in case have you tried using 'default' as tag?

No luck :-(

I've tried also 'assigneeType'.

I'm afraid that's not possible. It's a shame, because I'll have to do by hand one by one ...

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Timothy, I m using de JSON Beta importer.

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