How to make a rest API call with OAuth Edited

Hi ,

How to make a rest API call with OAuth to JIRA server like

How to send consumer key, consumer secret, signature type ?

if they have to be sent through headers. what are the headers to be added and with which names?


I want to make API requests from my client application(web application) to Jira for creating project and custom fields, now am using basic authentication which is working fine. 


Thanks in advance.

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Hi Ahbinay,

There is a guide you can start with titled JIRA REST API Example - OAuth authentication.  It explains how to allow REST clients to authenticate using OAuth.



Hi Branden,

Thanks for the response, I have gone through the guide on OAuth example.

But, the example uses a separate jar for obtaining access token which is required to be sent with each API call. 

My program makes multiple API requests to JIRA for which I am using Spring REST Template to GET and POST data.

How should I send Access Token with each API request? and Is there a way to obtain Access Token without using the jar given by JIRA.




Hi Abhinay,

Here are a couple resources I can provide:

The Atlassian 3-legged OAuth Example repository

The Java Source Code is there as well: Source

Read through the source and the examples and you should be able to create your own methods.



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