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Bitbucket Server API, Removing user from Group

Good Day All, I am attempting to remove a user from a group on my Bitbucket Server(v7.1.1) using the RestAPI via curl. I'm following the doc here(

Here is the curl syntax I am using

curl -D- -u user:* -X GET -H "Content-Type: application/json" "https://*.*.com:8443/rest/api/1.0/admin/users/remove-group?&context=johnsmith&itemName=group1"

Here is my response error

HTTP/1.1 405
Cache-Control: private
Expires: Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
X-AREQUESTID: @KLMZ8Ux485x1589179x0
X-ASEN: SEN-11523232
X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff
vary: accept-encoding
Content-Type: application/json;charset=UTF-8
Transfer-Encoding: chunked
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2021 13:05:13 GMT

What can I do to fix my request? Maybe I am missing something in my syntax, I'm having trouble debugging this, I appreciate any advice here! Thank you.

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Hey @Matt Kimball , Looking at the docs I think you need to use POST request, not a GET. Additionally, you need to covert the URL params to a JSON type payload.

You can click the "expand" button next to "Example request representations" to find the example JSON payload.

Don't forget to configure required headers to send a JSON request e.g. for cURL that will be "-H "Content-Type: application/json"


Maciej Adamczak
Atlassian Developer

Thank you @Maciej Adamczak ! I made the changes you suggested and I am getting much better results now. Here is the syntax I am using

curl -D- -u "user:*" -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" -d "{\"context\": \"johnsmith\",\"itemName\": \"group1\"}" "https://*.*.com:8443/rest/api/1.0/admin/users/remove-group" 
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