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Updating a pipeline variable using REST API 2.0


I'm trying to update a pipeline variable using Cloud REST API request:


So my query is

curl -X PUT -u log:pass{workspace}/{repo_slug}/pipelines_config/variables/{variable_uuid} -H 'Content-Type: application/json' -d '{ "key": "%NAME%", "value": "%NEW VALUE%"}'

And the response is

"error": {"message": "Bad request", "detail": "Unexpected response body", "data": {"key": "unexpected.response.body", "arguments": {}}}}

Even when I'm trying to use GET in order to retrieve a repository level variable, I still get the same error

2 answers

I was facing the same error and noticed that sending the uuid including the curly brackets in the URL make it work.

Curly brackets must be encoded '{' = %7B  '}' = %7D

Fails: /aaaa-bbbb-cccc-dddd

Fails: /{aaaa-bbbb-cccc-dddd}

Works: /%7Baaaa-bbbb-cccc%7D  


curl -X PUT -u log:pass  -H 'Content-Type: application/json' -d '{ "value": "%NEW VALUE%"}'

@Fredys Romero  You, Sir, my hero for today!

This last bit (url-encoding the curly braces) was the missing part for me to make it work. 

Shame on you Atlassian for such a poor documentation which results on such a poor developer experience.

Thanks. I was pulling my hair out for this.

I truly believe this is the worst API I've used, all categories. 

Hi @Lenin Raj Rajasekaran
Thanks for your reply
Unfortunately it doesn't work and I get the same error

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