Applies to QAComplete 14.4, last modified on May 20, 2024

Returns the history of the specified item.

Use the operation to get the history of the item specified by its ID it has in the specified project.


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

Security Rights

The authenticating user must have the Read privilege for the entity (defects, tests and so on).

Request Format

To get the item history, send a GET request to the following URL:


Offset  :  integer

The number of audits to skip before counting the returned audits.

Limit  :  integer

The maximum number of audits to return.

ProjectId  :  integer, required

The ID of the project the item belongs to.

EntityCode  :  string, required

The type of the item whose history you want to get. Possible values:

  • Releases
  • Bugs (defects)
  • FunctionalSpecs (requirements)
  • Tests
  • TestSets
  • TestSteps

EntityId  :  integer, required

The ID of the item whose history you want to get.

Filter  :  string

The filter expression to apply to the list of audits.

A sample request:

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

A sample request made by using cURL:

curl -u [email protected]:p@ssword -H "Accept: application/json"

Response Format

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

A sample response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 406

    "metadata": {
       "result_set": {
          "count": 2,
          "offset": 0,
          "limit": 25,
          "total": 2
        "permissions": {
            "acl": 0
    "results": [
         "title": "Updated Description",
         "old_value": "N/A",
         "new_value": "361",
         "update_user": "Smith, John"
         "date_created": "2020-06-05T17:11:27.3000000"
         "title": "Updated Version",
         "old_value": "1",
         "new_value": "2",
         "update_user": "Smith, John",
         "date_created": "2020-06-05T17:11:26.9900000",

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.

See Also

Item History

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