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Basic auth in Postman does not work with latest REST API Edited

Hello, hope someone can help me. I have imported the last collection into Postman from here: by clicking on Run postman. Every data were added of course. When I try to send a request (actually any request), I got the following message: "Basic auth with password is not allowed on this instance."

I have read all the posts in the forum, but haven't found a solution yet. I am using my API token with my username. If I copy the request from postman's console into my browser, It works, but from postman not... Any help would be highly appreciated!



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Hi @tamas.orban ,

I just tested my API access using Postman and it is working fine on my end.

In Postman, you need to setup the Environmental variables that Jira Cloud API needed to work.

Refer to my environmental variables setup below. 

Screenshot from 2020-01-12 19-47-16-editted.png

Thanks, I found out, there was a type-o in my API token :), Now, It works fine.



Tamas, actually, I could find, the global variable from the picture. Could you please provide a little hint. I also have same issue. But cannot log in from postman.


Hi, How can I help you? My problem was just a typo.

Hello - I'm also experiencing the same issue. I configured my postman environment settings to be exactly like the picture above, however am still getting the error "Issue does not exist or you do not have permission to see it."


When I call the REST API in my web browser, it works just fine. I'm trying to call the status of a specific issue:


Any help would be appreciated.

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