How to access Green hopper data via REST ?


I am trying to develop custom dash bord using java. To do this i need to pull the data from Jira green hopper. could you please let me know how to access the jira green hopper data via REST. it is really great if some one can provied link to sample code or tutorial to follow.

i am totally new to jira development and small examples will help lot to me.

Thanks and regards,


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Hi mikkel,

Thanks a lot for sharing this URL. This will helps lot to prepaire my REST queires. btw do you have any code snipet for Green hopper REST client that i can used to integreat with my java application.

Hi Thomas,


No sorry.

I found that using a already created client (Java REST Jira client, in my case) had some disadvantages. So i ended up just using a REST libiray and implementing my own custom "client".

This gives much better control over the amount of calls. Jira's handling of REST calls, means that a new session is created for every call. So if the client isen't carefull, it creates A LOT of sessions. And might end up crashing JIRA, in a blazing "session owerflow" fire.

Thanks a lot for infomation Mikkel. This will helps me when developing my own client.

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Paul Greig Atlassian Team Apr 02, 2013
Hi Suraj,

To access the GreenHopper data using REST the following commands are useful:

1. Run your example rest command to get your RapidView ID:

curl -D- -u <user>:<pass> -X GET -H "Content-Type: application/json" https://<instance>/rest/greenhopper/1.0/rapidview

2. Run the following to get your list of Sprints ID's from the previous rapid view:

curl -D- -u <user>:<pass> -X GET -H "Content-Type: application/json" https://<instance>/rest/greenhopper/1.0/sprints/<RapidViewID>

3. Using the RapidView ID and Sprint ID you can run the following to get a list of your issues:

curl -D- -u <user>:<pass> -X GET -H "Content-Type: application/json"  https://<instance>/rest/greenhopper/1.0/rapid/charts/sprintreport?rapidViewId=<RapidViewID>&sprintId=<SprintID>



Hi Paul,

Thanks a lot for above commands. I am struggeling to find data for below senarios. would you be help me to generate quires for below senarios

1) Find all projects for current sprint

2) Find all issues associated with current sprint

3) Find all issues associated with given sprint

4) FInd all versions for given project

Is there any type of quires to fetch these information?

Appriciate you support here

Thanks and Regards,


Hi Paul,

the second one does not work for me (1 & 3 do work) - has der anything changed? I'm always getting a

This XML file does not appear to have any style information associated with it. The document tree is shown below.
null for uri:

Do you know what the problem is?

regards, Thomas

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