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Bitbucket Export using curl in Windows



I am working on the document below.

Exporting | Bitbucket Data Center and Server 8.4 | Atlassian Documentation

Since I am in a Windows environment, I am trying to execute the following curl statement after installing curl and jq, but it fails.


curl -u admin -s -n -X POST -H 'Content-type: application/json' -d '{"repositoriesRequest":{"includes":[{"projectKey":"*","slug":"*"}]}}' http://localhost:7990/rest/api/1.0/migration/exports/preview | jq .


I changed it to double quotation marks and the inner double quotation marks should be wrapped with \, so I changed it as below, but it still fails.


curl -u admin -s -n -X POST -H "Content-type: application/json" -d "{\"repositoriesRequest\":{\"includes\":[{\"projectKey\":\"*\",\"slug\":\"*\"}]}}" http://locahost:7990/rest/api/1.0/migration/exports/preview | jq .

Does anyone know how to do it?

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Hi Levi,

the command won't work like that because it's trying to redirect output to jq using the Linux pipe syntax. If you drop | jq . from these commands it should work.



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Hi Christian,

Thank you for the reply.

Unfortunately, another problem has.
There is an error that the account clearly has admini permission but cannot be accessed.

{"errors":[{"context":null,"message":"You are not permitted to access this resource","exceptionName":"com.atlassian.bitbucket.AuthorisationException"}]}

What did I miss here? It is questionable whether it is possible in a Windows environment.

Hi Levi,

I suppose you're trying to export from a Windows-based Bitbucket Server (not Data Center) instance? That should definitely work. Are you sure you are using a System Administrator account for this?



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Bitbucket v7.8.0 / server 50 Users: Commercial License.

And 'admin' is bitbucket admin account. It login well from bitbucket instance.

Additionally, the reason why I need this is to migrate Bitbucket to another instance.(need pull request and comment history, etc)


Thank you

The -n option was the cause. The parameter is removed, so it works fine.

It was fine in a Linux environment, but it won't work in Windows if you have that parameter.

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