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Import Issues

PUT /import/{project}/issues

Bulk issues import

PUT /rest/import/{project}/issues?{assigneeGroup}&{test}

Parameters:

Name Type Description
project string Imported project short name
assigneeGroup string Optional group to add assignees to. If this parameter is not provided default project assignee group is used
test boolean If true, issues are not saved, but request is verified.

Request body:
Predefined and custom fields are provided using the same notation:

<field name="Field name"> <value>First value</value> <value>Second value</value> <value>...</value> </field>

Name Type Cardinality Required Description
numberInProject long single required Issue number in project. Should be unique
summary string single required Issue summary
description string single optional Full issue description
created UNIX Epoch timestamp single required Issue creation time
updated UNIX Epoch timestamp single optional Last issue update time
updaterName string single optional Login name of last issue updater
resolved UNIX Epoch timestamp single optional Issue resolve time
reporterName string single required Login name of issue reporter
voterName string multi optional Login names of users who voted for the issue.
watcherName string multi optional Login names of users who enabled watching issue changes.
permittedGroup string single optional Name of group that has an access to the issue. See GET Groups
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <xs:schema attributeFormDefault="unqualified" elementFormDefault="qualified" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"> <xs:element name="issues"> <xs:complexType> <xs:sequence> <xs:element name="issue" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"> <xs:complexType> <xs:sequence> <xs:element name="field" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"> <xs:complexType> <xs:sequence> <xs:element name="value" type="xs:string" maxOccurs="unbounded"/> </xs:sequence> <xs:attribute type="xs:string" name="name" use="required"/> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> <xs:element name="comment" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"> <xs:complexType> <xs:attribute type="xs:string" name="author" use="optional"/> <xs:attribute type="xs:string" name="text" use="optional"/> <xs:attribute type="xs:string" name="created" use="optional"/> <xs:attribute type="xs:string" name="updated" use="optional"/> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:sequence> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:sequence> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:schema>

Response body:
Response contains an 'item' element for every issue from the request. If issue can be imported then attribute 'imported' of the respective 'item' element is 'true'. Otherwise the 'imported' attribute is 'false' and there are 'error' subelements with additional information about nature of the import problem.
If request query parameter 'test' is true, then no issues are actually saved to database. With such requests one can check if import data is correct.

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <xs:schema attributeFormDefault="unqualified" elementFormDefault="qualified" xmlns:xs="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema"> <xs:element name="importReport"> <xs:complexType> <xs:sequence> <xs:element name="item" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"> <xs:complexType> <xs:sequence> <xs:element name="error" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="unbounded"> <xs:complexType> <xs:simpleContent> <xs:extension base="xs:string"> <xs:attribute type="xs:string" name="fieldName" use="optional"/> <xs:attribute type="xs:string" name="value" use="optional"/> </xs:extension> </xs:simpleContent> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:sequence> <xs:attribute type="xs:string" name="id"/> <xs:attribute type="xs:boolean" name="imported"/> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:sequence> </xs:complexType> </xs:element> </xs:schema>

Sample

Correct

Request:

PUT /rest/import/CMN/issues <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?> <issues> <issue> <field name="numberInProject"> <value>1917</value> </field> <field name="summary"> <value>Exterminate tsar</value> </field> <field name="description"> <value>The Russian Revolution is the collective term for the series of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Soviet Union. In the first revolution of February 1917 (March in the Gregorian calendar), the Tsar was deposed and replaced by a Provisional government. In the second revolution, during October, the Provisional Government was removed and replaced with a Bolshevik (Communist) government.</value> </field> <field name="created"> <value>1149678852000</value> </field> <field name="updated"> <value>1159374446000</value> </field> <field name="updaterName"> <value>stalin</value> </field> <field name="resolved"> <value>1260367510059</value> </field> <field name="reporterName"> <value>lenin</value> </field> <field name="victims"> <value>11</value> </field> <field name="party"> <value>РСДРП (б) 1912 - 1917</value> </field> <comment author="stalin" text="It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything." created="1267030230127"/> <comment author="khrushchev" text="Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man." created="1267030238721" updated="1267030230127"/> </issue> <issue> <field name="numberInProject"> <value>1928</value> </field> <field name="summary"> <value>Implement collectivization</value> </field> <field name="created"> <value>1149678852000</value> </field> <field name="reporterName"> <value>stalin</value> </field> <field name="victims"> <value>1300000</value> </field> <field name="party"> <value>ВКП (б) 1925 - 1952</value> </field> </issue> </issues>

Response:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?> <importReport> <item imported="true" id="1917"/> <item imported="true" id="1928"/> </importReport>

Error

Request:

PUT /rest/import/CMN/issues?test=true <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?> <issues> <issue> <field name="numberInProject"> <value>1917</value> </field> <field name="summary"> <value>Exterminate tsar</value> </field> <field name="description"> <value>The Russian Revolution is the collective term for the series of revolutions in Russia in 1917, which destroyed the Tsarist autocracy and led to the creation of the Soviet Union. In the first revolution of February 1917 (March in the Gregorian calendar), the Tsar was deposed and replaced by a Provisional government. In the second revolution, during October, the Provisional Government was removed and replaced with a Bolshevik (Communist) government. </value> </field> <field name="created"> <value>1149678852000</value> </field> <field name="updated"> <value>1159374446000</value> </field> <field name="updaterName"> <value>stalin</value> </field> <field name="resolved"> <value>1260367510059</value> </field> <field name="reporterName"> <value>lenin</value> </field> <field name="Build"> <value>Some Read Only</value> <value>Value</value> </field> <field name="scf"> <value>1260317512059</value> </field> <field name="cf"> <value>1</value> </field> <comment author="who!" text="It is enough that the people know there was an election. The people who cast the votes decide nothing. The people who count the votes decide everything." created="1267030230127"/> <comment author="root" text="Support by United States rulers is rather in the nature of the support that the rope gives to a hanged man." created="1267030238721" updated="1267030230127"/> </issue> <issue> <field name="numberInProject"> <value>1987</value> </field> <field name="summary"> <value>Perestroyka</value> </field> <field name="description"> <value># Reduce GDP # Split USSR into separate states # Reduce population </value> </field> <field name="created"> <value>1149678852000</value> </field> <field name="reporterName"> <value>gorbachev</value> </field> <field name="party"> <value>КПСС 1952 - 1993</value> </field> </issue> </issues>

Response:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?> <importReport> <item imported="false" id="1917"> <error fieldName="numberInProject" value="1917">Value is not unique</error> <error fieldName="comment.author" value="who!">Value is unknown</error> <error fieldName="Build">Field is unknown</error> <error fieldName="scf">Field is unknown</error> <error fieldName="cf">Field is unknown</error> </item> <item imported="true" id="1987"/> </importReport>
Last modified: 29 September 2016