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Why does editmeta not work through curl?

David Koh Oct 20, 2017

So I am trying to edit Jira issues using REST API.

 

I type in /rest/api/2/issue/{issueid}/editmeta in my browser, and the json shows up.

 

However when I try curl with my user login, I get back {"fields":{}}

 

Because of this I can't edit any of the fields of a Jira Issue via REST: summary, priority, project, description, you name it.

 

So just looking at the REST api tutorial don't seem to help because I think I have a different issue.

 

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Josh Steckler Community Leader Oct 20, 2017

Can you post the whole curl command you were using? Redact sensitive parts.

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