Get original Confluence URL from a tinyurl?

A user has given me three tinyurls and asked me to recover the data from the corresponding pages.

Clicking on the links gives me this message:

The page you were trying to reach could not be found. This could be because:

The page does not exist.
The page exists, but you do not have permission to view it.

Since the page could exist but I may not have permission, my first challenge is therefore to determine whether or not the page does exist!

So, is there a way of going from the tinyurl to the full URL for the page so that I can determine whether or not the page actually exists?

Thanks.

 

 

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I can only speak for Confluence 5.10.8 but I think you can tell from the redirect what is what regarding the pages. After calling your tinyurl, you will get either redirected to:

/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=123456789, which translates to "The page exists or is in trash, but you do not have permission to view it" or you will be redirected to /pages/tinyurl.action?urlIdentifier=ABCDE which means, that the page is deleted and also purged from trash.

Ah, OK. I'm getting redirected to /pages/tinyurl.action ...

Thanks for the assistance.

Philip

 

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