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How to upload an Email (.msg format) as attachment via REST API?

Hi Everyone,

 

I am trying to upload an email (.msg Outlook-Format) as attachment via REST API (https://[myservicedesk].atlassian.net/rest/api/3/issue/[TICKETID]/attachments).

 

The Content-Type is "application/vnd.ms-outlook". I receive an error message "415 Unsupported data type".

 

If I upload the same file manually via the User Interface it works. If I receive this attachment via API it shows the content-type "application/vnd.ms-outlook" - so apparently it is supported by JIRA.

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Thanks for your help,

Carl

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Hi @Dr_ Carl Heckmann 

Can you try to add these headers as key-value pairs on postman when uploading?

"Accept": "application/json"
"X-Atlassian-Token": "no-check"

 

Hi Prince,

 

thanks, but this didn't solve it. I already hat both headers in the request.

 

Best regards,

Carl

Hi @Dr_ Carl Heckmann 

If those exist, can you go to the body tab on postman under form-data, select key as a file, and value should be the file you want to upload?

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