Post-function error blocks Create issue Edited

Hi All,

I have a Create Issue post-function on a status transition which is not 'firing' at all i.e. no issue is being created. My inclination is that it may be because of required fields however I cannot reconcile that.



The Create issue post-function looks like this (I am copying the three required fields from current issue - I would assume this is enough):




and the error log from JMWE looks like;

[2017-08-09T07:25:53.124Z] ERROR: mwec/4 on f047c87a-d11d-4310-8ffa-e15f43bf4705: Incorrect request: {"description":"Description is required.","customfield_10901":"Brand Manager is required.","customfield_10902":"RtO is required."} (userName=max, clientUrl=, postFunction=CreateIssueFunction, userKey=max, msgType=workflow-error, requestId=22d43f01-c06f-4113-8a97-b3581343009c, during=post-function-execution, issueKey=TEST-35, clientKey=jira:26063acd-2d28-4cc0-8cf0-2d83a5dd9f10)
    transition: {
      "workflowId": 32792,
      "transitionId": 361,
      "from_status": "Improve",
      "to_status": "Brief Approved",
      "transitionName": "Brief Approved",
      "workflowName": "TEST: Innovation"
    request: {
      "body": "{\"fields\":{\"project\":{\"key\":\"TEST\"},\"issuetype\":{\"id\":\"3\"},\"summary\":\"fluff - Product\"}}",
      "href": "",
      "method": "POST"
    error: {
      "codeString": "400",
      "fields": "{\"authentication\":7,\"triggering\":3,\"queue\":3,\"execution\":1154}",
      "message": "Unexpected response: 400",
      "code": 400,
      "name": "Error"
    configuration: {
      "conditionalExecution": false,
      "fields": {
        "summary": {
          "action": "set",
          "value": "{{issue.fields.summary}} - Product"
      "project": "$sameAsCurrentIssue$",
      "navigateToNewIssue": false,
      "selectedLinkType": "inward:10001",
      "issuetype": "3",
      "runAsType": "currentUser"


If anyone has any idea what is causing this lack of creation it would be most helpful and much appreciated



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What happens if you create an identical issue manually in the UI, setting only the four fields you have named in the post-function?

Works perfectly...


Also I have just tried to make the field Brand Manager, RtO, and Decription optional and suddently the tasks can be created again through the post-function and everything works. Is there a way to have the fields as requried and create issue's through post-functions? (would be ideal for newly created issue's of same type.) 

Hmm, that suggests that the post-function is not giving the creation process the mandatory fields the new issue is demanding.  I can see that they are set up correctly, so I'm really not sure what might be going wrong, making me suspect it might be a bug.

I'd want to read the application log, but you're on Cloud, so we can't.  I think this needs to go to as a support request to investigate further.

Thanks Nic - I will pass along to them.

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