OAuth POST fails with oauth_problem=signature_invalid but GET passes Edited

I am facing an issue in my Node Application. While making a POST request to create Issue endpoint, it always fails with oauth_problem=signature_invalid.

But when I make a GET request to other endpoints, it works.

My code:

const fs = require('fs');
const OAuth = require('oauth').OAuth;
const config = require('./config');
var payload = {// ... };

const consumer = new OAuth(
    fs.readFileSync('./keys/jira_privatekey.pem', 'utf8'),

consumer.post(`${config.baseUrl}/rest/api/2/issue/`, config.accesToken, config.tokenSecret, payload, (e, data, resp) => {


I double checked the URLs, and all of them are correct.



2 answers

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Gonchik Tsymzhitov Community Champion Oct 06, 2017


Please, have a look this knowledge base:




Gonchik Tsymzhitov


Please correct me if I am wrong:

Base URL is where my JIRA is hosted. eg: dev.domain.org.com

Following this tutorial, I have set my Application URL to http://example.com

As you can see above in code, I have passed as http://example.com.


Am I still missing something? This is a console application, its not behind firewall or nginx proxy.

But my node is not hosted anywhere, its a console application. How will I get the node app link?


I generated access token using this guide

Nirajmchauhan have you found a solution for this? I am in the exact same position as you?

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Hi Guys, 

Any update on this....Facing the same issue

So one thing that was messing up my consumer connection was that my post body wasn't a string so then in the consumer library it was changing the 'applicaiton/json' type to a different content type and that was why it was failing. 





*edit for emphasis

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