maxResults not working in REST API

I set maxResults=1000 in myrequest:

requests.get('http://jira.xxxxxxxx.com/rest/api/2/search?jql=%s&startAt=%s&maxResults=1000' % (jql, start_issue), auth=('user', 'password'))

but it always returns 50 issues no matter what I set it to. Any ideas why it's not working? When I do a search in the Jira gui when you start typing a keyword a popup appears with suggestions based on what you typed so far but nothing ever shows up for maxResults. does that mean that keyword is not available in my Jira instance?

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The maximum allowable value is dictated by the JIRA property 'jira.search.views.max.limit'. If you specify a value that is higher than this number, your search results will be truncated.

This can be set in the 'jira-config.properties' file.

My Jira admin told me he set jira.search.views.max.limit = -1 too "get rid of search limit according to documentation". I don't see that anywhere in docs. Is that a legit value to set it to?

Hi rich,

 

Did setting to -1 worked?

 

Thanks

Sarath S

HI, is it same for vba coding by just adding -1 then it will exceed the limit?

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