REST endpoint to make repos public or private

Is there any REST endpoint to make repos and projects public or private?

Essentially looking for an automated way to accomplish this setting, and can't find it in REST API Docs.


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I found one api -


http://bitbucket.example/rest/api/latest/projects/{projectSlug}/repos/{repoSlug}  (PUT)

request payload- {public: true}.

It is documented here-

If you try to make an repository public  from bitbucket-server UI , then do inspect element, and see UI is also calling this API only/

Hi Ed,

We have a way to do that through a permissions update script using ScriptRunner for Bitbucket Server.

You can also set it for all future by extending the repository creation event using our event handler too.



He asked for REST endpoint, how this script gonna help ?

It's a viable answer while not directly answering the question we have scriptrunner installed and provides a method for accomplishing our larger task.


Thanks for the answers!!

Here's the catch if your project is public tweaking any repo to private will require the project to be private which in effect makes ALL repos private!

Another catch is if you tweak the project to private it has to stay private. Tweaking it back public after setting your repo private will reset the repo setting or make it public again.

Is there any way to differentiate this setting at the repo level.

Also what is the API endpoint for setting the project permission to private? It is not obvious from inspection as appears to use a class.



-Walt Shekrota

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