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ViewTracker REST API returns 404

Hi, I seem unable to get any response from the ViewTracker REST API. I've tried most of the examples. When I try

I receive

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" standalone="yes"?>
<message>null for uri:</message>


Other Confluence REST API calls to addons work fine, for example, Comalatech workflow:,approvals,actions,tasks

I can't see anything in the settings for the Viewtracker that indicate a permissions issue, so I'm a bit stuck.







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Hi Bernard 


Oli from bitvoodoo here, which version of our add-on are you using, because we changed the API paths and the documentation is maybe not up to date.




Hi Oli

thanks for getting back to me.

version 5.1.8 (eadf93e). 

best wishes


Hi @Bernard Horan

If you stay with Viewtracker version 5.1.8 user this REST Endpoint instead:

We changed REST API with the newest version of Viewtracker. Only if you update to Viewtracker 5.3.x use /rest/viewtracker/1.0/report/contents.

We are currently reworking our documentation to contain information for REST API regarding to individual versions. I apologise if we caused confusion. :)


Hi Niklas

thanks for the clarification. Could you let me know what the corresponding calls are for the remaining REST APIs and their parameters? I.e. 


many thanks


Hi again @Bernard Horan

I recommend updating to Viewtracker 5.3.x so you can use the new API Endpoints  used in Viewtracker.


Would that be possible?


Hi again Niklas

we're currently on the latest version of Viewtracker that is compatible with our Confluence version. We plan to upgrade Confluence later this year, but it will be a few months yet.



Ah okay, I understand.

These endpoints are available to you:


Keep in mind if you update to a new Viewtracker Version they change and follow our current documentation.

Legacy documentation will be available soon.


Hi Niklas

thanks so much for this. Could you let me know if the parameters to these endpoints match those in your later (documented) release?



Hi @Bernard Horan

Most parameters are available.

To explore and Test available REST endpoints I can recommend the add-on Atlassian REST API Browser. Best try it in a test instance.

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