What is the rest endpoint for confluence cloud?

I've read all the sample documentation and confluence REST API documentation, but can't locate what should go in https://host:port/rest/api/... URIs for Host and Port?

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Those are provided when Confluence hits your install hook, as described in https://developer.atlassian.com/static/connect/docs/latest/modules/lifecycle.html

Provided the following atlassian-connect.json descriptor:

  "installed": "/installed",
  "uninstalled": "/uninstalled",
  "enabled": "/enabled",
  "disabled": "/disabled"

Confluence will hit your /installed REST resource with a POST and the following contents:

  "key": "installed-addon-key",
  "clientKey": "unique-client-identifier",
  "publicKey": "MIGf....ZRWzwIDAQAB",
  "sharedSecret": "a-secret-key-not-to-be-lost",
  "serverVersion": "server-version",
  "pluginsVersion": "version-of-connect",
  "baseUrl": "https://example.atlassian.net",
  "productType": "jira",
  "description": "Atlassian JIRA at https://example.atlassian.net",
  "serviceEntitlementNumber": "SEN-number",
  "eventType": "installed"

So the base url is https://example.atlassian.net.

Now concerning authentication... It's a little difficult because you need to authentify the request from your server to Confluence using JWT and the sharedSecret (above). The explanation is in the Connect documentation, and my intern was able to implement the whole JWT thing in a week (but he wears Superman clothes so he might have a secret).

Whoops, meant this as a comment. I tried that - we browse to ahcwiki.atlassian.net, so I attempted a simple call to the content resource at GET https://ahcwiki.atlassian.net/rest/API/content but got a 500-class service unavailable response. I would have expected unauthorized, since I didn't supply any credentials with the reauest

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