Using REST API create issue, why is issue results fields returning null?


Using REST API I am creating a new issue and using the response content to gather certain fields including 'asignee' and 'workflow'(status name)

The problem I am having is that fields is retunring null via the code below:

public async Task<List<IssueResult>> CreateIssuesAsync(IssueUpdate issueUpdate)
JsonSerializerSettings setting = new JsonSerializerSettings();
setting.ContractResolver = new ContractResolver();

string json = JsonConvert.SerializeObject(issueUpdate, setting);
HttpContent content = new StringContent(json, Encoding.UTF8, "application/json");
var response = await HttpClient.PostAsync(createIssuesUrl, content);
var responseContent = response.Content.ReadAsStringAsync();
IssueCreationResponse creation = JsonConvert.DeserializeObject<IssueCreationResponse>(responseContent.Result);
return creation.IssueResults;

public class IssueResult
[JsonProperty(PropertyName = "id")] public string Id { get; set; } [JsonProperty(PropertyName = "key")] public string Key { get; set; } [JsonProperty(PropertyName = "self")] public string Link { get; set; } [JsonProperty(PropertyName = "fields")] public Fields Fields { get; set; } } public class Fields {
[JsonProperty(PropertyName = "asignee")] public string Assignee { get; set; } [JsonProperty(PropertyName = "status")] public Status Status { get; set; } } public class Status {
[JsonProperty(PropertyName = "name")] public string Name { get; set; } }

The issue is being created correctly, and properly retrieveing return values for 'id', 'key', and 'self'.


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To answer my own question, it appears that creation response only retunrs id, key, and self. Therefore another query must be used to retrieve the required content.

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