How to upload and udate/delete an existing attachement in a page - Confluence using Curl Command

Hi there,

 

I have a file which contains some information and it changes every week.

We would like to keep this file in a shared location(Confluence) so that users can get the updated information.

So we want to upload this new file each week and delete the existing one, since it is out datated.

1. So, How to delete the existing file and upload the new file to the space using REST API(CURL command)?

or

2. Can we update the content of the existing file using Rest api(CURL command)?

 

3. If so, what is the  curl command?

 

Thanks,

Jee

 

 

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Stephen Deutsch Community Champion Jul 05, 2017

Here is an example from the official documentation:

https://developer.atlassian.com/confdev/confluence-server-rest-api/confluence-rest-api-examples#ConfluenceRESTAPIExamples-Uploadanattachment

When you upload an attachment with the same name, it creates a new version, which means the old version is accessible only by manually downloading an old version. Normal links should always point to the newest version.

If you want to delete the existing attachment instead, you will have to find the attachment ID (it should be returned when uploading) and use the same curl command as "Delete a page" in that same documentation.

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