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Add user to group - Crowd Rest API



I want to add a user as a direct member to a group via rest API.

I'm using crowd admin for authorization (basic mode). But the result is: Application failed to authenticate! "401".

I can log in to crowd using crowd admin username and password. I don't know how to fix this status.

Any suggestion?


curl --location --request POST 'https://localhost/crowd/rest/usermanagement/1/group/user/direct?groupname=samplegroup' \--header 'Authorization: Basic username&password' \--header 'Content-Type: application/json'\ --data-raw '{"name""sampleuser"}'


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I wrote a wrapper in Rust as well as leveraged ScriptRunner and HttpURLConnection to do REST API calls with our Crowd instance. In the base formatting for my json and URL looked similar to below:


http://crowdBaseUrl/crowd/rest/usermanagement/latest/user/group/direct?username="user unique ID"


"{"name": "NAME OF GROUP", "description": "LEFT BLANK", "type": "GROUP", "active": "true"}"

The username password you're using is the application username password correct? These are defined as applications in crowd, not as users in crowd.

I have the same problem, any solution found?

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