Not able to create issue with custom fields. For our project there are some mandatary custom fields

Here is my code -

IssueRestClient issueClient = restClient.getIssueClient();

IssueInputBuilder issueInputBuilder = new IssueInputBuilder(project, key, summary);
IssueType issueType = new IssueType(jiraServerUri, key, summary, false, "Testing creating issue REST API client", null);

BasicComponent component = new BasicComponent(jiraServerUri, 1L, "Sample-component", "abcdefgh Testing rest api");


List<ComplexIssueInputFieldValue> a1 = new ArrayList<ComplexIssueInputFieldValue>();

Map<String, Object> valuemapMap = new HashMap<String, Object>();
valuemapMap.put("id", "");

Map<String, Object> valuemap2 = new HashMap<String, Object>();
valuemapMap.put("value", a1);

ComplexIssueInputFieldValue fieldvalue = new ComplexIssueInputFieldValue(valuemap2);

issueInputBuilder.setFieldValue("customfield_14617", "Test");
issueInputBuilder.setFieldValue("customfield_15101", new ComplexIssueInputFieldValue(valuemapMap));

issueInputBuilder.setFieldValue("customfield_14623", new ComplexIssueInputFieldValue(valuemapMap));
issueInputBuilder.setFieldValue("customfield_18202", a1); 
issueInputBuilder.setFieldValue("versions", a1);


IssueInput issueInput =;

Promise<BasicIssue> promise = restClient.getIssueClient().createIssue(issueInput);




promise.isDone returns false and issue is not created in jira server. 

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You said that there are some mandatory fields for your project. Do you set values for them in your code?

Yes all the customfield_<id> are my mandatary fields and as you see in my code I am filling values for those

Usually Jira returns also the exact error with the response in Json. Look at the Json returned by Jira.

This is the error i get after setting values for all customfields. Says required even after passing values to it

RestClientException{statusCode=Optional.of(400), errorCollections=[ErrorCollection{status=400, errors={customfield_18202=Exists On is required., versions=Affects Version/s is required., customfield_15101=Found by is required., customfield_14623=Development Stage is required.}, errorMessages=[]}]}

Does anyone have sample example code to create jira with java restcliend. by considering some of the custom_fields for particular project are mandatary. and create issue with all those fields.

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