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{"error":"incident is missing"} when using PATCH or PUT to update an incident



When I try to submit a PATCH or PUT request to update an incident, I get:

{"error":"incident is missing"} 

Here is my request:


curl --location --request PATCH '****nf2?api_key=xxx' \
--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \
--data-raw '{
"incident": "Requests Failed (500)",
"status": "identified"


I have also tried with Authorization: Oauth <api-key> approach

I am able to create an incident and am also able to list them, so I am unsure what is going on.


I am following and


What am I missing?


Any advice is much appreciated


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i need to use methods

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Zach Atlassian Team Jun 19, 2020

Hey Norman 


Yeah, you're going to need to wrap everything in an incident container. So your call would need to look similar to the example shown on - 


curl{page_id}/incidents.json \
-H "Authorization: OAuth **************" \
-d "incident[name]=Requests Failed (500)" \
-d "incident[status]=identified" \
-d "incident[body]=Sample update" \
-d "incident[component_ids][]=yxrqcr0kc3hx" \

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