How to deal with "Failed to parse Connect Session Auth Token"?

I am trying to complete authentication flow with Jira. After following the steps in this link: , I am able to get the access token. The requests I do are:

2)After that I am prompted to the login page in my browser and I successfully grant access.

The url is BaseUrl/plugins/servlet/oauth/authorize?oauth_token={token in the first step}

3)And I get the access token with this request:


Finally I try to make a request to get my issues and I pass the access token to the authorization header like this:
Authorization: Bearer {accesstoken}

And I get 403 error code with the message "{"error": "Failed to parse Connect Session Auth Token"}"
Can someone guide me to a solution for this?

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Have you found an answer to this issue? 

Hi Valery,

Apparently the Jira documentation about this was wrong. We shouldn't use Bearer authentication, but instead try to authenticate with OAuth1 standart.

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@Sidrit Reka Can you please elaborate how to authenticate with OAuth1 standard?

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