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Adding worklog via API returns 403


I'm trying to syncronize my worklogs via a small web application (with react) by using the jira rest api.

So far I can retriev all existing entries of an issue with a simple GET request.

But when I try to add a new entry using POST I always get an 403 error returned.

I tried with different configuration settings, but nothing got it working.

const header = new Headers(); 
const authorization = `Basic ${authorizationKey}`;
header.append('Authorization', authorization);
header.append('Content-Type', 'application/json');
const proxyUrl = '';
const jsonString = JSON.stringify(requestData);
fetch(proxyUrl + targetUrl, {
method: 'POST',
headers: header,
body: jsonString, })
then(result => result.json())
then((responseData) => { callback(responseData); })
catch((error) => { console.log('post request failed', error); });


I can run the same request via Postman successfully.

So it seems not to be an authentication, data or CORS problem. 


Any hints to get this running are appreciated.




1 answer

Hi Robert,


Figured this out eventually? I'm having the same exact problem you described. Not able to POST to worklog, but able to get all issues. I'm using session-cookie as authentication method.



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