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Add Authorization Header to Webhook

I am trying to call an external API which then triggers some automation in another system to run.  In order to call that API, I must pass an "Authorization: Bearer 1234104391902348" header to the endpoint.  How is the best way to accomplish this?

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DPK J Community Leader Oct 02, 2020

@JJ First of all, welcome to the Atlassian Community.

Now, coming to your question, this is not supported as of now.

You can pass some form of authentication using query parameter, but custom headers is not supported. For example if site you are calling provide personal access token, you can have URL like,


This feature was always on Atlassian list but they never got enough requests to pursue this. I will suggest you log a ticket for this (or add comment to existing one).

Hi DPK, appreciate the quick response.  Unfortunately I'm just using the free version right now, so I can't add a ticket.  Maybe someone else who wishes to have this feature can do so.  I'm happy to upvote it!!

DPK J Community Leader Oct 05, 2020

I'll take some time out and will try to that for you.

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