Unexpected argument: cloneProject

On JIRA 7.3.0 + CLI 6.2.0, running a simple clone project action: -action cloneProject --project "TEST" --toProject "TESTC" --cloneIssues --options basicAuthentication

result in the following error (tested without --options basicAuthentication with same result)


Action: -action cloneProject --project "TEST" --toProject "TESTC" --cloneIssues -s https://myjira.com -p *** --login ***

Error: Unexpected argument: cloneProject

Is this a bug?

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I believe you just need to change "-action" to "--action".

but then I get the following despite having "Administer Projects" permission. (I'm also member of systemadministrator group in the global permission)

Remote error: User is not authorized to perform the request. Response code: 401.

do you know?

It could be that your user account has exceed the maximum invalid login attempts, the username/password you configured in the CLI is not accurate, or your JIRA instance is using a custom authentication framework. (The CLI uses "basic" authentication to the server.)

Try using the --debug option and --verbose option to see if that sheds any light on what is going on, and post it here if it doesn't.



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