How to call the Confluence REST API from a Scriptrunner script? Edited

I'm trying to call a Confluence REST API endpoint from a Scriptrunner script in Confluence.

I saw this example:

But I always get a 'Bad Request' error with the Confluence API.

Anybody got a working example?

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Kindly produce your code

My "working example" is the one given on the page you linked to.  So we need to see what you're doing differently!

Hi Nic,

Can you please comment on placing the same REST call in the 'Script Console' resulting in a 'Bad Request' vs. a 'Custom Endpoint' and everything is working fine.

def httpBuilder = new HTTPBuilder(clientURL)    
def response = httpBuilder.request(Method.GET, ContentType.JSON) { 
uri.path = "/rest/api/content/search"
uri.query = [cql:"$query", os_authType:"basic", os_username:"$username", os_password:"$password"]


@Thomas Berger

You receive bad request error because your uri.query part is wrong. You use parameters which do not exist in/rest/api/content/search  . You need to  delete all parameters except cql from your uri.query part. 

You have to pass authentication parameters in the header of your request. For example:

httpRequest.addHeader('Authorization', 'Basic ' + 'admin:admin'.bytes.encodeBase64().toString()

Thanks Alexey, the authentication doesn't seem to be the issues here. See also as a reference for the method I've used.

The issue is more with the Scriptrunner interface 'Script Console' or my lack of understanding of it.

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