Jira Cloud REST API privacy updates and migration guide

jira-cloud
announcement
gdpr
deprecation

#104

Hello,

I’m using /rest/api/3/groupuserpicker?query=% , there’s a field named html. Will it exist and contain value after the privacy update?


#105

Hi. Yes the html field will continue to exist. After the privacy update it will no longer contain the username part though. (You can see this now by setting the HTTP header to opt in to REST APIs.)


#106

Hi @bkelley ,
this might be a dumb question and I’m not sure if this has been asked before (although I searched for it).
We developed an add-in for Microsoft Excel accessing REST APIs that have no username/userkey-relation (e.g. boards, issue, issuetypes).
Are these REST APIs also affected or is this change only restricted to usernames/userkeys due to privacy issues?
Thanks for any support/help and kind regards
Eric


#107

@xtractor - you can view the deprecation notice here, which contains an overview of resources/methods being affected. That being said, it would be a good idea to use the opt-in header on your API requests to get an idea of how the payloads are changing.


#108

What @nmansilla said. (Thanks!)


#109

Hey @nmansilla
We are trying to migrate existing entries in the App database from using user key to using accountId via /rest/api/3/user/bulk/migration?key=... according to this post (Tip #4): https://developer.atlassian.com/blog/2019/01/speed-up-your-jira-confluence-migrations-accountid/

The problem is that some hosts do not return any information for a given user, while others do.
Is it a bug?

Where should I create a ticket with additional information?


#110

What will the user experience be of the advances issue search in Jira?

Are they going to see the account ids instead of user names in the final JQL?

What about entity properties that contain the account ids? Will they be populated with something user friendly in the Jira search UI?


#111

Hi @daniel2 - We’re working on a JQL component that will display a friendly name (either the full name or nickname - depending on user preferences) in place of accountID. Check out ACJIRA-1710 to find out how to use the early access version of this API.


#112

Hey, and is the same component going to be used in the Jira itself (advanced search)?


#113

Looks like /rest/api/3/jql/pdcleaner endpoint doesn’t replace the user keys that are assigned to entity property JQL aliases. Is this going to be fixed before the deadline?