Run a Jira JQL from the browser.

Hello, I'm trying to run a basic JQL query directly from my browser.

For example the url I have now is:


This works as long as I am logged in as an admin, but it fails if I am logged out. How do I pass my admin user name and password credentials in the browser?

I've confirmed this works by running a curl command, but I need to be able to run this from the browser as well.

Thanks in advance.

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Perhaps you want to do this via the api?

curl -D- \ -u admin:admin \ -X POST \ -H "Content-Type: application/json" \ --data '{"jql":"project = QA","startAt":0,"maxResults":2,"fields":["id","key"]}' \ "http://kelpie9:8081/rest/api/2/search"


Check out the api guide on queries.

I'm afraid not. I can successfully run it via the api, but my goal is to use the url directly from the browser.

I've seen this example to authenticate - but I've not tied the two together before to run a jql.

you might try writing a small web page that you can call to pull the data, like using a javascript to get the curl.

i will say, passing the credentials like this, is plain text so susceptible to capture.

Gotcha. I'll keep that in mind. Thanks for the info.

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