Ruby on Rails Authentication for REST API

I'm having problems authenticating with the REST API. Here is my code.....

basic_auth = { :user_name => '', :password => 'password' }
headers = { 'Content-Type' => 'application/json' }
response = HTTParty.get("", :basic_auth => auth, :headers => headers)

any suggestions?

5 answers

Hi there,

I think that this GEM can do the trick for you:

This works with Crowd, and it's documentation can be found on this one:


Celso Yoshioka,

Sorry....had this. Still not working though.

basic_auth = { :user_name => '', :password => 'password' }
headers = { 'Content-Type' => 'application/json' }
response = HTTParty.get("", :basic_auth => basic_auth, :headers => headers)

I can't use the Oauth.....gotta stick with basic auth.

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Jeff Curry Atlassian Team Jul 09, 2013

If you're utilizing basic auth you won't have a session per se- you'll supply credentials for every action your script makes.

See for further details

username is not an was only bniemietz.

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