Establish Jira session to access REST API via POSTMAN

Faizal R I'm New Here Dec 26, 2017

 .I'm trying to get response from couple of REST API say <Get List of Cycle>

When I tried to hit this api, I get the response as below:


errorDesc: You do not have the permission to make this request. Login required

errorId: ERROR


Would like to know do I need run any REST API to establish the session and then do I need to hit the respective API?

If so, please do let me know. 

Method, URL, Authentication type


Please note, I have seen several posts from your team nearer to this, however, the reply was to do on nodejs or some programming way.

Also, note, Jira login is taken from window authentication. I don't entered actually to login to the site.

I would like to know how to implement this using POSTMAN/ REST API which is easy and convenient for me.

Please let me know, if you need more detail or if you are not clear.


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Alexey Matveev Community Champion Dec 26, 2017

If you use windows authetication (NTLM?) then your client must authenticate itself using NTLM. You should find info how to do it in Postman. I found the following article

What plugin do you use for windows authentication in Jira?

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