Jira JSON Import Custom fields History

Hello everyone,

I have problem when im trying to import issue history through JSON import.

Im creating JSON like this one:

{
    "history" : [
        {
            "author" : "guest",
            "created": "2012-08-31T15:59:02.161+0100",
            "items": [
                 {
                    "fieldType" : "jira",
                    "field" : "Server",
                    "fromString" : "AAA",
                    "toString" : "BBB"
                  }
              ]
        }
    ],
}

Field "Server" is custom field created by me
When i import this in JIRA issue in history tab shows the name of the field like this: "issue.field.server" and not "Server".  As "field" property i tried to set the ID of the field and also did not worked.
I have 2 questions:
1. What am i doing wrong?
2. the property fieldType shows what? is it posible that to be the problem?

2 answers

Supply 'custom' for 'fieldType' when referring to customfields. This works fine.

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Warren Levy Community Champion Aug 11, 2017

Hi David

It's probably a dumb question, but are you POSTing this to an issue? i.e. you're adding to the ticket history from outside of Jira? If so, why?

HI, im working on a migration from mantis to jira, by creating a json and importing it to JIRA through JIRA REST API JSON import.
Every issue has all data needed but the only place it fails is this one.

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