This is my python script to create jira ticket, but i am getting an error

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April 5, 2023
import xml.etree.ElementTree as ET
import requests
import getpass

# Jira authentication
jira_username = ""
jira_api_key = getpass.getpass("E")
jira_project_key = ""

# Parse XML report
tree = ET.parse('/home/mahiratechnology/Videos/Mccain-Jira/report.xml')
root = tree.getroot()

# Loop through the XML elements and create a Jira issue for each one
for element in root:
# Get the summary and description for the issue from the XML element
summary = element.find('summary').text
description = element.find('description').text
# Create the Jira issue payload
issue_data = {
"fields": {
"project": {"key": jira_project_key},
"summary": summary,
"description": description,
"issuetype": {"name": "Task"}, # Set the issue type to Task
"assignee": {"name": jira_username}
# Send the request to create the Jira issue
response =, json=issue_data, auth=(jira_username, jira_api_key))
# Print the response to the console
my error : {'errorMessages': ['You do not have permission to create issues in this project.'], 'errors': {}}

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Naveen Kumar_Appfire
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April 5, 2023

Hi @arunkumarnalladi

Here is the REST API to create the issue

Also, check your create permissions in that project?

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