Setting up a Jira type delivery method

Create delivery methods that can send alerts to servers running Jira. 

To establish a Jira type delivery method:

  1. Go to Administration → Alerts Configuration → Delivery methods.
  2. Select JIRA in the left-hand panel, then click the New button. The Create a New Delivery Method window appears.


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  3. Enter the required information:

    Name A unique name that identifies this specific delivery method. 
    Url The URL of the Jira server to which alerts will be sent (e.g. http://localhost:8090/rest/api/2/issue/). Note that if your Jira server is inside a private network you will not receive alerts on your server. 
    Issue Type The issue type will be created for each alert. To see all the Issue Types go to your JIRA server (e.g.: http://localhost:8090/rest/api/2/issue/createmeta). It will display a JSON object with all created projects and all the Issue Types that can be created for each project.  Inside the variable issue types, you have to look for the tag name that will show the value that you should enter in the form.
    Project key The project ID where the alert will be created. To see all the projects ID you have to go to your JIRA server (e.g. http://localhost:8090/rest/api/2/issue/createmeta). It will display a JSON object with all created projects and their ID. Inside the JSON object, just look for the word "key" to find all the projects ID.
    Timezone This is the timezone that will be used to calculate when alerts can be sent based upon the permitted sending schedules defined in alert policies that use this delivery method.
    Language The language in which to send the alert content.
    User / Password Enter the JIRA server user name and password.
  4. Click Save.
  5. To validate the server, a Jira message with a code will be received at the indicated URL. Press the red button on the status bar and introduce the activation code.

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