Problem using GET request on "../assignee/search?" REST API in JIRA



i'm trying to figure out which users i can assign to my issues that i want to create. Therefore i want to use the GET request "/rest/api/latest/user/assignable/search?key=NAGSWC" and want to store the responseText with the users in a string.


Unfortunately all i get using that command is

"missing parameter 'username' or 'key'" and i can not figure out where the problem is. When i'm posting my request directly into the URL i can see a json string and the users connected to the project.


I also tried substituting the "key" in "/rest/api/latest/user/assignable/search?key=NAGSWC with "projectKey", "project" and so on but nothing works.


The name of the projectkey itself is definitely right though, my other requests like POST do work.


Thanks in advance

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Sam Hall Community Champion Apr 28, 2017

It should work if you give the 'project' parameter.

Here's a example using

For me, this returns "No project with the provided key exists".

Hello Sam, i figured i used another syntax else where, and that caused the problem!


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