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HTTP error 409 with REST API

Deleted user May 16, 2018

I am doing a lot of page updates with Confluence REST API. Sometimes I get an HTTP 409, but I don't understand what is the cause and how to avoid it. 


My python code is:

def getPageByID (id):
    r = requests.get(BASE_URL + 'content',
        {'id': id,
         'expand': 'version',
        verify = False, auth = AUTH,
        version = r.json()['results'][0]['version']['number']
    except IndexError:
        print ('ERROR: page not found ({}, {})'.format (id))
        return r
    return (version)

def updatePage(pageID, newtitle, newtext):
    version = int(getPageByID(pageID)) + 1
    return requests.put(BASE_URL + 'content/' + pageID,
        verify = False, auth = AUTH,
        json = {
            "id": pageID,
            "type": "page",
            "title": newtitle,
            "body": {
                    "value": newtext,
            "version": {
                "number": version,


2 answers

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Please, have a look here a few solutions

Also, I will be happy for new Pull Requests. 



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