How to Create an Application Link in Jira Server for Unito Access

Connecting Jira Server to Unito requires users to create an application link in Jira. Here's how to set one up to sync with Unito.

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Before You Start:

Permissions: Ensure you have administrator access to your Jira instance. Here's a guide to permissions in Jira.

Note: If you're trying to connect Jira Cloud to Unito, you'll want to follow this guide on how to connect Jira Cloud to Unito.

Launch Unito and connect Jira Server

  1. To add Jira from within the app, head to your Unito Dashboard.
  2. Connect a new tool: Either from the dashboard, while creating a flow, or select your profile, then Integrations. Zoho Projects Connect a Tool
  3. Scroll down to Jira Server and click Connect Account. 
    Connect Jira Account
  4. Enter your Jira Server URL. Jira Server Screenshot 1
  5. On the next screen, click Allow. Jira Server Screenshot 2

Set up an application link in Jira

You'll then be prompted to set up the application link. 

  1. Login to your Jira Server account with admin credentials.
  2. Click the settings icon in the top-right corner of your screen, then Applications, then Application Links on the left-hand menu.
    Jira Server Application Link Step 1
  3. Type in in the empty field under Configure Application Links and click Create new link.
  4. If you see a warning that states: "No response was received from the URL you entered..." simply click Continue.
    Configure URL
  5. In the “Link Applications” modal window, complete these fields and leave the others blank.

    1. Application Name: Unito

    2. Application Type: Generic Application

    3. Create incoming link: checked
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6.  Add these fields to the next form: 

      • Consumer Key: unito (all lower case)

      • Consumer Name: Unito

      • Public Key: copy paste the text below:

        -----BEGIN PUBLIC KEY-----
        -----END PUBLIC KEY-----

        Jira Server Screenshot Link Application 2 

Once you've completed these steps, you'll see this message: Application Link "Unito" created successfully.

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Continue as prompted in the Unito app and click Allow:Screenshot 2024-06-06 at 10.25 1

Once these steps are completed, you'll then see this prompt in Unito:

Screenshot 2024-06-06 at 10.25 2

You're now set up to sync Jira Server with Unito and create your first flow!

Additional configuration steps

Unito supports both Jira Data Center and Jira Server for on-premise users. You may need to complete a few extra steps to connect your server or Data Center to Unito. You can also use ngrok to connect Jira Data Center.

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