REST API Examples on the left-hand side does show some examples, but have a look here as well:
You can authenticate yourself for the REST APIs in two ways:
Log in to Confluence manually. You will then be authenticated for the REST APIs for that same browser session.
Use HTTP basic authentication (Authorization HTTP header) containing ‘
Basic username:password’. Please note however,
username:passwordmust be base64 encoded. The URL must also contain the ‘
os_authType=basic’ query parameter.
Let me know if you have any questions.
this may be too old now for you to benefit - however it may still be worth for someone who stumbles across this topic.
We have released a 3rd party App that implements the API Token Concept in Confluence & Jira.
It's available for both Server & Data-Center. It also has some additional security features (blocking normal basic auth, IP address restrictions, etc) that some people may find interesting.
P.S. Full disclosure, I work for resolution, a marketplace vendor.
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