Since WatchTower version 2.0.0 the app can add Jira Server sources accessible via SSO. ( via Personal Access Token)
- Available natively from Jira 8.14.0
- With Resolution SSO addon for versions below 8.14.0
Server source : Application Link' box to use the functionality of standard Jira Application Links for accessing remote Jira source. Choose a link to the required Jira instance from the dropdown menu and Authenticate yourself in the remote Jira from a separate browser tab.
Application Links should be pre-configured by a Jira Admin of all the target Jira instances.
Cloud source :
For Cloud sources, you need API token to authenticate yourself on a remote Jira source.
Once connection is authorized provide & validate JQL query to pull data from external source You can check samples of possible JQL to select issues from filters, components, assignees etc ( from version 1.0.1, September 2017)
Advanced mode provides you access to full support for type-ahead JQL syntax with suggestions relevant for remote Jira source or tick 'Use Application Link' box
Once JQL is verified provide details of your connections and save
Be sure: we do not store your access credentials anywhere.
Credentials you provide we only use to access target source Jira, thereafter we access remote Jira instance via authentication token "Remember my login. ( source 1, source 2)
Repeat for all sources Image Removed You can change the order of sources by dragging them up/ down Image Added
Changing Active / Inactive status available since version Server: 1.1.0, Cloud 1.0.12-AC You can change the status of a source, allowing that to be temporarily hidden from the board.