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Value isn't sent in REST call using ScriptRunner Edited

If I run the following code in ScriptRunner's script console, I get an error back from the response that says I didn't set the value for the 'value' field.

def result = put("/rest/api/3/customField/12345/option")
.header('Accept', 'application/json')
.header('Content-Type', 'application/json')
value: 'A_VALUE'

if (result.status == 201) {
return "Success"
} else {
return "${result.status}: ${result.body}"

The error that I get is:

400: {"errorMessages":["Every option is required to have a non empty field 'value'."],"errors":{}}

It seems to me like the value field is NOT empty.

Note that I can run the request in Postman without any errors.

1 answer

Hi Mikey,

Not Sure if you got this resolved or not, but I'm posting for those like me who Google upon this post. 

The issue as I can tell is that the "options" parent is looking for both "newValue" and "value" even if not updating the parent value.


"options": [
"newValue": "ParentName",
"value": "ParentName",
"cascadingOptions": [
"newValue": "NewChildValue",
"value": "OldChildValue"

 Which is not how I would interpret the documentation.JiraCapture.PNG

Hi, Casey. Thanks for posting. I never resolved this using ScriptRunner, so I just moved forward using Postman and an API token. The body of the request looked like this:

"options": [
{"value" : "Alpha"},
{"value" : "Bravo"},
{"value" : "Charlie"}

 Note that it looks like our use cases might have been different as it looks like you were changing values and I was creating new options values.

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