API Token Authentication Jira -Increased connection security
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Increase security for Jira REST API data connections from external services with API Tokens instead of username & passwords
Make your SSO environments better with API tokens
In SAML SSO environments, users often have no local passwords anymore. This makes connecting external scripts, services and apps difficult. With API tokens (Personal Access Token) users can now access 3rd party apps.
Permissions Model & Token Scoping
Group Based Permissions for tokens:
Scoping applicable to individual tokens:
-Read & Write edits issues & tickets
-Read-only creates reports, dashboards, notifications & more
Practical Token Management
The token manager allows you to:
-Create on behalf of
Free PoC & configuration support - schedule a session
API Token Auth brings the Personal Access Token functionality to Jira. It allows API tokens as a very secure way of integrating your Jira with custom scripts & 3rd-party apps (i.e. Zapier, MS Flow, automate.io etc.). It also gives admins precise control over the API usage & solves the issue in SSO environments where users can’t use the API due to a lack of passwords.
- Create Tokens per user & services
- Revoke API Tokens anytime
- Token Manager to filter/create tokens for all users
- Permissions for who (users or groups) may create tokens & what scope (read or read & write).
- Advanced Audit Logging
- Restrict REST API requests by IP address & range
- Disallow built-in basic authentication w/ username & pw for REST API connections
- Works in all SSO environments
- Compatible with our user mgmt apps: SAML Single Sign-On, User Directory Sync, User Deactivator
- Business-class support & proven scalability for small & large enterprises
- Trusted by healthcare, government & finance firms
Privacy and security
As a user, you can simply create a REST API Token & give it a recognizable name that describes the purpose of this Token.