How to find id for custom field(s)?

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Use case

This is beneficial when you are running SQL queries that requires id of a custom field

Using JIRA Home Directory and DB Browser plugin

  1. To run the following steps, make sure you have the JIRA Administrator permission.
  2. Install JIRA Home Directory And DB Browser.  
  3. Navigate to the Db Console.

  4. Select customfield table and Execute.

Using URL

  1. Navigate to Administration >> Issues >> Custom Fields.
  2. Click the cog and hover over Configure or Screens option.
  3. Observe the URL at the bottom left of the browser window. Example:

    (info) The id for this custom field is 10006

Using API

  1. Using an API Execution Application or from your Command Line run: 

    get https://Your-JIRA-URL/rest/api/2/field

    This will return a list of Fields in your instance including their ID's


Last modified on Apr 7, 2016

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