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.



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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.

Gonchik Tsymzhitov Community Champion Oct 06, 2017

Application url is node app link. 

Just try to generate under this docs


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?

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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