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    by Angus Warrenfor JIRA Server 4.0 - 7.1.10
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    RemoteUserJiraAuth

    Automatically logs on the user defined with the REMOTE_USER variable passed from Apache. I wrote it so that we could use Active Directory SSO by authenticating with Kerberos on Apache.
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    by Kevin Barrett on 2013-06-07
    I used this plugin to get CAS single sign on working with JIRA. Like Apache, CAS also sets the REMOTE_USER header, so the login was transparent. I used javascript in the announcement banner to change the logout URL to our CAS logout URL. The hardest part was determining where to insert the CAS filters in the sea of JIRA filters. The sweet spot was right after the web.xml section designated as "first filters", but before the encoder.
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    Versions

    Version 1.1 JIRA Server 4.0 - 7.1.10 Released 2011-08-13

    Summary

    Initial release

    Details

    This has worked from version 4.0 to 7.1.8 (latest tested version). It's very likely that it will continue working until Atlassian make significant changes to their standard authentication package. If the compatibility matrix isn't up to date that just means I haven't tested it yet.

    Installation

    1. Download RemoteUserJiraAuth. The add-on is downloaded as a JAR file.
    2. Shutdown your JIRA instance.
    3. Copy RemoteUserJiraAuth file into your JIRA installation directory under /WEB-INF/lib/.Add-ons using the Plugins 1 framework can't be installed in Universal Plugin Manager. See our documentation for more information.
    4. Start your JIRA instance.
    5. You're all set!

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