REST API: Authenticating Confluence using OAuth? Edited

hi,

I am wondering if there is the possibility to use OAuth authentication for REST API calls to Confluence?

In the REST documentation for confluence I could not find any information on authentication at all. So how can this be done? Any possibility NOT to use username + password?

Has anybody tried to authenticate from REST client using OAuth in the meantime?

Is the "JIRA way" also working for confluence?

Many thanks for support!

Bests, Sabrina

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If someone struggles as well...

Found some useful hints here: https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Questions/Confluence-Oauth-Authentication/qaq-p/331326

(see the answers from 2017)

Hello, did you got it to work out?

Hi Mauro,

yes, we actually got it to work. If you still interested, I can have a look on how we did that and post it here...

Sorry for late answer,
Sabrina

I would love to see how you got it to work.

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