Defect #30494

Can't set author_id when creating a new issue via REST API.

Added by Sanooj M over 1 year ago. Updated over 1 year ago.

Status:ClosedStart date:
Priority:NormalDue date:
Assignee:-% Done:


Category:REST API
Target version:-
Resolution:Wont fix Affected version:3.2.1


My app details are given below
Redmine version 3.2.1.stable
Ruby version 2.3.1-p112 (2016-04-26) [x86_64-linux-gnu]
Rails version 4.2.6
Environment production
Database adapter Mysql2

I'm trying to add an issue via java api redmine-java-api.3.1.1

Whenever I try to set author_id it does't work. It creating issue with author as the application admin user.

Please help me. Or let me know if its fixed in any later version.


#1 Updated by Bernhard Rohloff over 1 year ago

According to #10765 it's basically not possible to create an issue with a different author_id.

#2 Updated by Go MAEDA over 1 year ago

  • Status changed from New to Closed
  • Resolution set to Wont fix

It is the expected behavior. You cannot impersonate another user in Redmine.

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