When creating an issue with the REST API, can I disable email notifications?

I'm moving a large number of issues from one JIRA instance to another, using the REST API. It's going quite well, but when the issue includes a mention of a user, that user is getting an email notification. This can result in hundreds of emails being sent. Is there a way to prevent this from happening?

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Hi Ned,

This is not possible - You may find more information in the related post below:

https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/167566/rest-api-is-it-possible-to-skip-sending-email-when-we-are-updating-the-issues-using-rest-api

Some possible alternatives would be to perform this action during a 'maintenance period' while you temporarily disable e-mails notifications, or simple change the notification scheme for the project whose issues you are migrating.

Cheers,

Danilo

In between, this issue has been fixed in the most recent JIRA-Version 7.2.
See => JRA-34423

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