You cannot edit the configuration of this project

Fellow sufferers!

I wish to query the roles in a project in Confluence.


This is my URL, 'YR' being the project key:

I get this answer:

{"errorMessages":["You cannot edit the configuration of this project."],"errors":{}}

Why, when my query is strictly a READ action, do I get this response?


BW Peter Bunde Hansen

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Confluence does not have projects, it has spaces.  Nor does it have roles.

You are trying to read a JIRA project with that call.  My guess is that you are issuing a Post, Put or Delete against it, where you should be using a Get.

Hi Nic

Is ther any way I can tag or assign some of the members in Confluence, and then query and only get that subset of alle the members?

Our projects have like 50 people - but only 10 are reviewers. I need to somehow define that subset in Confluence and then do a REST call that only gets those members back.


BW Peter


Create a "reviewers" group and put them in it.  You can read the membership of groups over REST.   Same for JIRA if you're going to talk about projects instead of spaces.

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