Unable to add comment via REST API

Tarun Sapra Community Champion Nov 26, 2013

Hi,

I am unable to add a comment via REST API and can't seem to figure out the issue.

C:\>curl -k -D- -u tsapra:xxxxx -X POST --data test.text
-H "Content-Type: application/json" https://testjira.com/rest/api/2/issue/KJA-19/comment

amd the test.txt file contains -

{

"body": "This request was originally written in French, which most of our developers can't read"

}

I have also tried with file name test.json.

I get the response ---

HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request

Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 11:40:48 GMT

Server: Apache-Coyote/1.1

X-AREQUESTID: 760x2036x1

X-Seraph-LoginReason: OK

X-ASESSIONID: 1cxk3g1

X-AUSERNAME: tsapra

Cache-Control: no-cache, no-store, no-transform

Content-Type: application/json;charset=UTF-8

Connection: close

Transfer-Encoding: chunked

{"errorMessages":["Unrecognized token 'tettx': was expecting 'null', 'true', 'fa

lse' or NaN\n at [Source: org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteInputStream@63035e

a2; line: 1, column: 19]"]}

1 answer

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Pedro Cora Atlassian Team Nov 26, 2013

Try adding an "@" in front of the file name.

It works for me like this:

curl -k -D- -u pcora:sphere -X POST --data @comment.txt -H "Content-Type: application/json" http://localhost:8080/rest/api/2/issue/AWD-1/comment

Tarun Sapra Community Champion Nov 26, 2013

hi when I use @, I get the following error.

Warning: Couldn't read data from file "test.text", this makes an empty POST.

Pedro Cora Atlassian Team Nov 26, 2013

Is the filename test.text or test.txt?

Tarun Sapra Community Champion Nov 26, 2013

i need more sleep ;)

cheers

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