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Getting error saying "nested branch in url" when updating confluence page

Hello,

   I am trying to UPDATE an existing Confluence wiki page via REST and I am getting an error saying "nested branch in URL position 53.   Error appears to be located in the "storage" data in the "body" section of the JSON .  The JSON format appears correct, so I am not sure if my fields in JSO are incorrect or what the issue might be.

My command line looks like the following:

curl -u id:pw -X PUT -H 'Content-Type:application/json' -d '{"id":"39","type":"page", "title":"Test Page","space":{"key":"Test Space"},"body":{"storage":{"value":"<p>updated text</p>","representation":"storage"}},"version":{"number":2}}'

If any has any ideas that might help, it would be appreciated.

Thank you,

   Jerry

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One possible problem could be at this point:

"space":{"key":"Test Space"},

 

The Key for a Space does not contain spaces and is not the same as the Name for the space.

When creating a Space the Key is automatically generated and is generally the first letter of each word in the Space Name. This can be overridden manually during Space creation.

Screen Shot 2022-09-07 at 4.48.10 PM.png

But you would not be able to override it with text that included a blank space.

Screen Shot 2022-09-07 at 4.49.46 PM.png

And, just for future reference, note that you posted your question in a Jira community. You might have better luck getting answers to your Confluence questions if you post them in the Confluence community.

https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Confluence/ct-p/confluence

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Trudy,

    Thank you very much for your response!   This is very helpful information.   I see what you mean by the spaces being invalid.   I have address that, as I would need to in any event.   I am still seeing the nested error, just at a different index since the JSO got smaller.  Still seems to be an issue at the data:storage.

    Thank you for the tip on where to post.   This was my first post to atlassian and I just didn't notice this was the jira section.  I will add this post to the wiki side as well.

Thank you, so much, for your help!  Very much appreciated.

Thank you,

   Jerry

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