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Last updated Jan 27, 2021

Working with connection

Learn how to further configure your AD connection

Info

Before you start, log in as a user with the Jira Administrators global permission.

Connections page

On this page you can preview and edit all connection details, as well as all fields synchronized with AD attributes.

Steps

To open connection settings of the Active Directory Attributes Sync app in Jira:

  1. Go to Manage apps.
  2. Navigate to Active Directory Attributes Sync > Connections.
Active Directory Attributes Sync for Jira - Working with connection: Connections page
Active Directory Attributes Sync for Jira - Working with connection: Connections page

Managing Connections

Here’s a list of all possible actions on this page:

  1. List of connections

    Here you can see all connections set during the configuration. New connections can be added by clicking Add. It is possible to manually synchronize data by clicking Synchronize all.

  2. Details

    It is a preview of all connection settings. You can edit them using the menu at the bottom (see points 3. and 4. for more information)

    Active Directory Attributes Sync for Jira - Working with connection: Connection details
    Active Directory Attributes Sync for Jira - Working with connection: Connection details
  3. Edit connection details

    Here you’ll find shortcuts to manage all details listed above. Read more about them in the Details chapter.

  4. Troubleshooting tools

    The last four links will bring you to diagnostic tools that may help you troubleshoot connection issues. Read more about them in the Testing chapter.

    Active Directory Attributes Sync for Jira - Working with connection: Connection settings
    Active Directory Attributes Sync for Jira - Working with connection: Connection settings
  5. Fields

    This section presents all fields that have been added to this connection. Data in these fields is synchronized with Active Directory. Each column of the table is described in the next chapter. New fields can be added by clicking Add Field.

  6. Group fields

    In this section you can add fields for synchronized group attributes by clicking Add Groups Field.

    Tip

    All group attributes are being stored in the backend tables and you may use them in your scripts with Java API.

Active Directory Attributes Sync for Jira - Working with connection: Synchronized fields
Active Directory Attributes Sync for Jira - Working with connection: Synchronized fields