get curent version using curl

Hi all,

Im writing a method to post issues to jira by curl. Due to rest api working only in version 5.x Id like to find out ther version number first to be able to send an exeption on versions <5.


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Hi Pablo

thx for your quick answer.

unfortunat this ist giving me the latest jira version

what I need is the version of the jira instanses running in our company. because we have diffrent instances I need to determine on which I am able to use the REST API comands to.

therefor I m writing a script to find out if the version of the instance is 5 or greater.


Then change the server:

<your own server>/rest/applinks/latest/manifest

Hi Georg,

If your instances are running on Atlassian OnDemand, should be no worries because AOD is updated on weekly basis.

You may check out this page: for release updates.

For the current versions, you may check this page:



Hi Omar,

thx for your Answer. I tryed the tipp Pablo showed with <your own server>/rest/applinks/latest/manifest

worked good for me.

Saved me houres of reserch

thx to you both

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