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

Returns the list of linked items for the specified item (a defect, requirement, and so on) in QAComplete.

Use the operation to get a list of linked items for the specified item (a defect, requirement, and so on). To specify the item, the linked items of which you need to get, use the item’s ID and entity code (item type), as well as the ID of the project, to which the item belongs.

In QAComplete, you can view linked items on the Edit form for the needed item.

To get the data for a specific link, use the …/linkeditems/{Id} (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 the entity (Defects, Tests, and so on) that includes linked items.

Request Format

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


ProjectId  :  integer, required

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

EntityCode  :  string, required

The type of the item, which links you need to get. Possible values:

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

EntityId  :  integer, required

The ID of the item (a defect, requirement, and so on) that contains linked items.

offset  :  integer, default: 0

The number of linked items to skip before counting the returned links. The default value is 0, which is the offset of the first item. For details, see Paging Through Results Using Offset and Limit.

limit  :  integer, default: 25

The maximum number of linked items to return in the response.

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

If successful, the operation responds with HTTP status code 200 and returns a JSON object with the information on links.

A sample response:

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Content-Length: 617

  "metadata": {
"result_set": {
  "count": 1,
  "offset": 0,
  "limit": 25,
  "total": 1
"permissions": {
  "acl": 7
  "results": [
  "link_id": 3277941,
  "entity_code": "FunctionalSpecs",
  "entity_id": 1663742,
  "linked_entity_code": "Releases",
  "linked_entity_id": 145908,
  "title": "Test",
  "is_active": true,
  "status": "In Progress",
  "date_updated": "2017-04-06T07:33:01.5600000",
  "update_user_id": 135027,
  "updated_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 an item with the specified EntityCode or EntityId does not exist, the operation returns the File or directory not found error.

See Also

Linked Items Resources

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