Jira Agile rest API - Add/Remove issue to/from sprint

Hi everybody,

I have an issue with the jira agile rest api. I am trying to add/remove issues to/from sprints. In the past this was possible by calling



When I try to call this URLs now I am getting an error message "null for...". By analyzing the requests in the web frontend of jira I figured out that there the following URL is used:


But with this URL I have problems when removing issues from a sprint. These are shown in the backlog again when opening the web frontend but the rest api returns them as still contained in the sprint by calling


What is the right way to manipulate sprints with Jira Agile?

Thanks in advance!

2 answers

I analyzed this further and it came out, that obviously the sprint/rank endpoint is working quite fine. The problem is with the rapid/charts/sprintreport. This endpoint is not updated correctly after issues have been removed from a sprint. Maybe somebody can verify this as I would like to make sure that it is a bug before opening a Bug-ticket for it. Steps to reproduce:

1. Add an issue to a sprint via the greenhopper rest endpoints sprint/rank so that the sprint has an issue count > 1

2. query the current sprint report with the rapid/charts/sprintreport endpoint. The result should contain the current number of open issues in the "incompletedIssues" property

3. Remove the previously added issue from the sprint and query the sprintreport again. The result in my case is, that the sprint report still shows the removed issue as incomplete but still contained in the sprint.


Hi talk

Can you please help me how did you remove issues from a sprint using sprint\rank api??

thanks in advance


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