Can't set watchers using REST API on OnDemand

I'm stuck trying to set watchers using the REST API via OnDemand. I've searched thru numerous documentation pages and pages on Answers, but I'm not making any forward progress.

I'm trying

$URL = "-X POST -d '" + '"' + $watcher + '"' + "' https://ourhost.jira.com/rest/api/latest/issue/$clientissue/watchers"

and then executing curl with $URL as tha parameter; I've already got the appropriate header statements and I keep getting a 400 Bad Request error.

Is the problem with OnDemand? Is it different?

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Hi Lee,

I am able to add a watcher to an issue by running the following cURL command:

curl -D- -u admin:admin -X POST -H "Content-Type: application/json" --data '"username"' http://localhost:8080/rest/api/2/issue/TST-1/watchers

Hence, could you kindly try the same and see if it helps? Although you are running on an OnDemand instance, I believe that the REST API usage should be the same.

I hope that this will help!

Hello Ahmad,

What was the data json syntax you posted?

Thanks.

TRX

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I used JSONObject.quote function to pass the string. It worked.

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