Confluence Rest API - How to connect with Node.js

Hello Community,

I am having major issues trying to connect to Confluence via its REST API's.

I am utilizing Node.js as my language.

In order to connect to REST API's I am using node-rest-client dependency.

My code is as follows:

var Client = require('node-rest-client').Client;

//Credentials to log into Confluence
var loginArgs = {
data: {
"username": "myUser",
"password": "myPassword"
},
headers: {
"Content-Type": "application/json"
}
};

//REST call to my Confluence
client.post("http://confluence_host.com:8080/api/session", loginArgs, function(data, response){

if (response.statusCode == 200) {
console.log('succesfully logged in, session:', data.session);

var session = data.session;
}
});

I utlize the same code to extract data from Jira utilizing its REST API's. But Jira has a auth/1/session API and for somereason I cant seem to find any auth API for Confluence.

In Jira, the response from the session API would be cookies that I add to my header for me to validate my other REST API call's.

I cannot figure it out for Confluence.

Would anyone be able to point me in the right direction.

-Roberto 

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Accepted answer

The session endpoint is not available for Confluence:
https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/CONFCLOUD-57359
I hope this helps.

Cheers,
Dario

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