Crowd Rest API return HTTP 404 Error

I try to script querying user info in Crowd with Rest API. 

I used 

curl -k -u USERNAME:PASSWORD https://MYIP:MYPORT/crowd/rest/usermanagement/1/user?username=SOMEONE

It returned "HTTP Status 404" error

I could access Crowd console and find this user's info. I could also use Rest API with JIRA and Stash successfully.

 

I doubt if RESTful Service provided in Crowd. How can I check if the Crowd is installed with RESTful Service successfully? If so, is that possible the RESTful service is provided with different port number other than the Crowd console?

 

2 answers

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You need to provide application credentials to authenticate your HTTP request, not username credentials.

Make sure the directory that contains the user is mapped to the application that you use.

@Diego Berrueta, thanks for your answer!

I found the application name and password for Crowd in crowd.properties file, and replaced them with USERNAME and PASSWORD above. It still cannot get through.

But it return different "HTTP Status 403" error said: 

type Status report

message Client with address "XX.XX.XX" is forbidden from making requests to the application, crowd.

description Access to the specified resource has been forbidden.

 

 

You need to whitelist the IP address of you client for that application. Please follow the instructions at https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/CROWD/Specifying+an+Application%27s+Address+or+Hostname

Thanks It works

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