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hello community ,i am trying to add watcher to issue through rest api but getting 400 error .

please help me with syntax for adding watcher. what is the exact syntax for adding watcher?


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Hi Prem,

To assist we will need to see your call to the endpoint, hard to check it without this.

The exact call to make is published in Atlassian's REST API documents.

To sanity check this login to the system as the user who the call's API token come from and attempt to do the action of assigning the issue manually. If you can't do it through the UI it's a permission issue and you won't be able to through Restful

hi markus,

i am succesfully able to get watcher info with rest api. i tried to add watcher through ui it succesfully add watcher. but while post watcher not getting what to put in body.

tried with


{     "name":"Prem Marcel"


{      "watchers": [        {            "displayName": "Prem Marcel"        }    ]}Screenshot (59).png       ,

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