Establish Connectivity to Atlassian Jira

This article describes the process of creating a plug-in Data Source to connect to Atlassian Jira. This Data Source will allow data from existing Atlassian Jira objects to be used in building elements using Metric Insights tools.

PREREQUISITES:

Generate and copy an Atlassian API Token. For more details about API Token creation, refer to Manage API Tokens article.

1. Create New Data Source

Access Admin > Data Sources

  1. [+New Data Source]
  2. Choose "Atlassian Jira" from the Other drop-down menu
  3. [Next Step]

2. Provide Required Parameters

  1. Data Source Name: Give the Data Source a descriptive name
  2. API Token: Insert the API Token
  3. Endpoint: Enter the connection address
  4. Username: Provide credentials to the Jira account
  5. [Test Connection]

3. Setting Advanced Configuration

Generate Object List: Select how the data will be collected from the server:

  • "automatically": All reports are fetched by the system
    • Object List Refresh Trigger: Define when the data will be collected
  • " manually": Reports are added one-by-one or via a CSV file

4. Check the Objects List

Open Atlassian Jira Objects tab and [Refresh List]. After that you will see the list of available objects. [Save] to save the changes.