Applies to QAComplete 12.71 SaaS, last modified on January 19, 2021

Gets information on a defect from QAComplete.

Use the operation to get information on a defect specified by its ID and by the ID of the project to which the defect belongs.

To get a list of all the defects registered in a QAComplete project, use the …/defects (GET) operation.


Basic authentication using a user’s login and password. See Authentication for details.

Security Rights

The authenticating user must belong to a security group that has the Read privilege for Defects.

Request Format

To get information on a defect, send a GET request to the following URL:


ProjectId  :  integer, required

The ID of the project, to which the defect belongs.

Id  :  integer, required

The ID of the defect you want to get.

A sample request:

Connection: keep-alive
Accept: application/json
Authorization: Basic am9obkBleGFtcGxlLmNvbTpwQHNzd29yZA==

A sample request made by using cURL:

curl -u -H "Accept: application/json"

Response Format

On success, the operation responds with HTTP status code 200 and returns a JSON object with the defect information.

A sample response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 1758

    "id": 17,
    "title": "Floating toolbar improvements",
    "status": "Resolved",
    "__permissions": {
      "acl": 7
    "act_finish": "2015-06-31T00:00:00.0000000",
    "act_hrs": 0,
    "act_start": "2015-06-17T00:00:00.000000",
    "actual_results": "The design of the floating toolbar is inconsistent.",
    "assigned_to_name": "Smith, John",
    "assignee_user_id": 27942,
    "closed_by": 27942,
    "custom_fields": [
        "Id": "Custom1",
        "Name": "Components",
        "Value": "UI"
        "Id": "Custom2",
        "Name": "Fixed in build",
        "Value": "1.0.13"
    "date_closed": "0001-01-01T00:00:00.0000000",
    "date_created": "2015-05-26T10:54:21.0930000",
    "date_opened": "2015-05-27T11:42:29.1700000",
    "date_resolved": "2015-06-24T09:55:25.4500000",
    "date_updated": "2015-06-24T09:55:25.4500000",
    "description": "The design of the floating toolbar needs improvement",
    "est_finish": "0001-01-01T00:00:00.0000000",
    "est_hrs": 0,
    "est_hrs_remaining": 0,
    "est_start": "0001-01-01T00:00:00.0000000",
    "expected_results": "This should work",
    "folder_id": 52359,
    "folder_name": "UI Defects",
    "functional_area_code": "",
    "how_found_code": "Code Review",
    "import_id": 0,
    "issue_code": "Code Defect",
    "nbr_events": 0,
    "nbr_files": 1,
    "nbr_notes": 1,
    "nbr_tasks": 0,
    "opened_by": 27942,
    "opened_by_company": "EDGB",
    "opened_by_email": "",
    "opened_by_name": "Smith, John",
    "original_id": 0,
    "owner_name": "Smith, John",
    "owner_user_id": 27942,
    "pct_complete": 0,
    "priority_code": "1-Fix ASAP",
    "project_id": 11873,
    "resolution": "Toolbar is redesigned",
    "resolution_code": "Fixed",
    "resolved_by": 27942,
    "resolved_by_name": "Smith, John",
    "severity_code": "1-Crash",
    "software_version_code": "1.0",
    "steps_to_repro": "step 1\r\nstep 2\r\nstep 3\r\nstep 3.1\r\nstep 3.2\r\n",
    "update_user_id": 27942,
    "user_name": "Smith, John"

Error responses

If the operation fails, it returns the appropriate status code and (optionally) the error description in the response body.

If the project with the specified ProjectId does not exist or the authenticating user does not have rights to access the project, the operation returns the Access is denied error.

If a defect with the specified Id does not exist, the operation returns the File or directory not found error.

See Also

Defects Resources

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