Uploading a file to Confluence using powershell


I am trying to add a document to confluence page. I am using this code :

E:\APP\"curl-7.53.1"\src\curl.exe  -v -S -u user:password -X POST -H "X-Atlassian-Token: no-check" -F "file=@C:\Users\srvc_mdw_dev\Desktop\conf.txt" -F "comment=this is my file" "http://confluence.example.net/rest/api/content/36375143/child/attachment"

 But i get the following error :

PS E:\PowerShell\script> ./confNote: Unnecessary use of -X or --request, POST is already inferred.
* timeout on name lookup is not supported*   Trying IPaddress...
* Connected to confluence.example.net (ip address) port 80 (#0)
* Server auth using Basic with user 'user'
> POST /rest/api/content/36375143/child/attachment HTTP/1.1
> Host: example.com> Authorization: Basic c291aGFpbC5vdWFiaUBtZXRyb2V4dGVybmFsLmZyOm1ldHJvNDU2Kg==
> User-Agent: curl/7.53.1
> Accept: */*
> X-Atlassian-Token: no-check> Content-Length: 333
> Expect: 100-continue
> Content-Type: multipart/form-data; boundary=------------------------646f724e33da0066
* HTTP 1.0, assume close after body< HTTP/1.0 302 Found
< Location: https://example.net/rest/api/content/36375143/child/attachment< Server: BigIP
* HTTP/1.0 connection set to keep alive!
< Connection: Keep-Alive
< Content-Length: 0
* HTTP error before end of send, stop sending<
* Closing connection 0

 I think the Error is in the URI but i'm not sure. Can someone help me please, I've been stuck in this one for a long time. Thank you in advance

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Thomas Deiler Community Champion Jan 31, 2018

Dear @Souhail OUABI,

it's a pity, that no one managed to answer this one within nearly one year.

First of all, I checked the command on Linux with curl 7.47.0 (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu):

curl -v -S -u admin:********** -X POST -H "X-Atlassian-Token: no-check" -F "file=@file.tar.gz" -F "comment=this is my file" http://localhost:8090/rest/api/content/1234567/child/attachment

The command worked pretty fine. The command has a different format on Linux than yours, but is equal.

The output header/debug information:

Note: Unnecessary use of -X or --request, POST is already inferred.
* Trying localhost ...
* Connected to localhost ( port 8090 (#0)
* Server auth using Basic with user 'admin'
> POST /rest/api/content/1234567/child/attachment HTTP/1.1
> Host: localhost:8090
> Authorization: Basic YQRtaX46YRRtaW5=
> User-Agent: curl/7.47.0
> Accept: */*
> X-Atlassian-Token: no-check
> Content-Length: 639703
> Expect: 100-continue
> Content-Type: multipart/form-data; boundary=------------------------82221eb8fc60820b
< HTTP/1.1 100 Continue
< HTTP/1.1 200 OK
< Server: Apache-Coyote/1.1
< X-ASEN: SEN-123456789
< Set-Cookie: JSESSIONID=23D5EBEF17C15604DA732470D7EE55D2; Path=/; HttpOnly
< X-Seraph-LoginReason: OK
< X-AUSERNAME: admin
< X-Content-Type-Options: nosniff
< Content-Type: application/json
< Transfer-Encoding: chunked
< Date: Wed, 31 Jan 2018 22:43:59 GMT

Next I have to look for a powershell and repeat it.

Hang on, meanwhile, will not take another year, for sure!

So long


Thomas Deiler Community Champion Jan 31, 2018

Same command was pretty fine on a power shell (win10) with curl 7.58.0 win64 generic.

So in your case it could be a buggy curl version.

Or following the HTTP error code 302, this could mean that the page was redirected. This can be caused by a bad configured proxy.

So long


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