Is there any way to get the url for the query which was used to fetch data?

I fetch the issues by running 

 

all_issues = jira.search_issues(query,maxResults=500)

 

I get the issues fields, IDs, labels and such data. But is there a way to get the url used to pull the data? To keep it simple, I want the link which when accessed gets me to the JIRA website for the respective 'query'. 

Thank you

 

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Run the query and look in the url bar in the browser.

But if you're "pulling" the data, you probably mean you want a copy of it in a format for a computer to read rather than a web page.

See https://developer.atlassian.com/jiradev/jira-apis/jira-rest-apis/jira-rest-api-tutorials/jira-rest-api-example-query-issues

I kinda found a work around and did the following:

  1. Every JIRA query/search page starts with this     'https://jira.forge.avaya.com/issues/?jql='.
  2. And as stated in the question I use                          'all_issues = jira.search_issues(query,maxResults=500)' to get the issues.
  3. So I use the query from the above line and pass it to urllib2.quote( ) to encode the query.
  4. So to get the url I have to do              "https://jira.forge.avaya.com/issues/?jql=" + urllib2.quote(query)

 

Thanks @Nic Brough [Adaptavist] for the quick reply, appreciate it. 

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