Send post http request via scriptrunner post function

Hello :)


Im wondering is there a way to send post http request via the scriptrunner postfunction feature?


The current script i have is JAVA:

OkHttpClient client = new OkHttpClient();

MediaType mediaType = MediaType.parse("application/json");
RequestBody body = RequestBody.create(mediaType, "{\r\n\"username\":\"USERNAME\",\r\n\"password\":\"PASSWORD\"\r\n}");
Request request = new Request.Builder()
  .url("http://IP ADDRESS/authentication")
  .addHeader("content-type", "application/json")
  .addHeader("cache-control", "no-cache")
  .addHeader("postman-token", "dabd56ae-0efb-db67-72fe-657b5682a466")

Response response = client.newCall(request).execute();

Anyone care to help to convert into groovyscript.


Many thanks!




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Hi Pon:

Doing a search on this I found a community question that might be helpful to you.

Here you will find a descriptive example on how to do this with Jira and Scriptrunner. If this isn't working for you, give me a thorough example on what you want to do and I will try to provide a custom script for you.




Hey Daniel, 

Thanks for the reply!

Im quite new to this, basically what im trying to do is call rest api to return a sucessful response which: 


i attempted the above, i dont see where i can place the auth/payload when sending the request, i tried searching also around and gotten around this far:


package com.hybris.activity


 def activitiRestClient = new RESTClient("")
        activitiRestClient.auth.basic "USERNAME", "PASSWORD"

def response = activitiRestClient.get(
                   path: "/devices"

I have a python 3 code which is as follows (and works in python):

import http.client

conn = http.client.HTTPConnection("")

payload = "{\r\n\"username\":\"USERNAME\",\r\n\"password\":\"PASSWORD\"\r\n}"

headers = {
    'content-type': "application/json",
    'cache-control': "no-cache",
    'postman-token': "aace72a6-d5d2-1f44-23bf-4a10b6306b4c"

conn.request("POST", "/authentication", payload, headers)

res = conn.getresponse()
data =


which im trying to convert over to groovy script. 

Any guidance would be very helpful :)






Hi Pon:

In this link you will find official documentation as to how to use httpBuilder to send a post request. That is the utility that we use to build post request in Adaptavist.




Thanks Daniel :) got it working. 


It was so simple all along:

import static*
import static*
import groovy.json.JsonSlurper
import net.sf.json.groovy.JsonSlurper

def http = new HTTPBuilder('http://IP/authentication')
http.request(POST) {
    requestContentType = ContentType.JSON
    body =  [username: 'USERNAME', password: 'PASSWORD']

        response.success = { resp, JSON ->

  return JSON
        response.failure = { resp ->
        return "Request failed with status ${resp.status}"

Glad you did mate! Thanks for the upvote and good luck in future programming! 



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