Is there any way to retrieve username of person who physically has created an issue? Not Reporter

Frequently in our JIRA developers create an issue for other person who Report a problem but sometimes they do it themselves. Is there any way (JQL, SQL, Java API) to retrieve information who create physically an issue. In "changegroup" table is information who has made any change in issue but where is information about creation of the issue?

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Nope, no history is logged. Two solutions I've used:

1. Create a (user picker) field called something like "creator". Use a post-function on the creation transition to put %currentuser% in it. Don't put it on any edit screens

2. Remove "reporter" from the create screens. Stops people logging things as reported by other people, but doesn't stop you updating the reporter later (If you're running a helpdesk type system, don't do this - your helpdesk people really do need to log calls as reported by someone else! Works in dev/project teams though)

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Timothy Chin Community Champion Jun 17, 2013
Unfortunately, no. There is no change history for this https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/JRA-10458.
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As Tim said it is not possible as of now, but you can log the information about creation to some file by adding javascript in footer or using issue create event in listeners

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