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"errorMessages": "Unrecognized token 'filsdsrpinfed': When attempting to create issue

I'm currently attempting to create a new issue, and either using curl or a python script I've been working on I get the following error (token depends on data it seems):

<Response [400]>

{"errorMessages":["Unrecognized token 'filsdsrpinfed': was expecting 'null', 'true', 'false' or NaN\n at [Source: org.apache.catalina.connector.CoyoteInputStream@12aa9c; line: 1, column: 27]"]}

The JSON I'm attempting to use is below, and as far as I can tell it's formatted correctly, and has all of the required fields for creating the issue.

payload = {
            "fields": {
                "project": {"key": "TST"},
                "summary": "Testing API creation",
                "description": "Creating of an issue using project keys and issue type names using the REST API",
                "issuetype": {"key": "Bug"},
                "reporter": {"type": "JenkinsJIRABot"},
                "customfield_10400": {"value":"Undefined"}
                }
            }

I'm using the user/pass validation if that makes a difference, can anyone help me resolve this problem? Thanks.

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Figured it out, JSON whitespace was the culprit, was not properly removing it before sending.

What kind of JSON whitespace are you talking about? I get an identical kind of error, on a different API call and I am wondering what is the cause. The posted data is a valid JSON as I generated it with json.dump(). Any ideas?

I used json.dumps() on payload before passing it to request and it solved the issue

json.dumps() for the win! 

Thank you guys!
Helped me with json.dumps() !

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