Test site for JIRA REST API


I have downloaded and installed JIRA for developers, but it seems like it does not include the JIRA REST API. How do I test/configure JIRA to enable the REST API services? Or at the very least test the connection?

I would really like a "test" site where I can just do XMLHTTPRequest to the server and receive feedback without having to be concerned about my own test environment.

Any advice appreciated.

Thank you,


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Hi there,

You can find the REST specification here: http://docs.atlassian.com/jira/REST/latest/

Just access the urls in browser to see if it is enabled. If not, make sure the 'Allow Remote API Calls' is turned ON under Administration > General Configuration.


Celso Yoshioka

Hi Celso, Thank you for helping, I was able to connect to my dev instance using the cURL exe freely available. Rgs, Francois

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