Atlassian Jira Connector

Installation and Configuration

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InstallationPermanent link for this heading

Before you install the Atlassian Jira connector, you must ensure that the Mindbreeze server is installed and that the Atlassian Jira connector is included in the license. Use the Mindbreeze Management Center to install or update the connector.

Plugin installation via Mindbreeze Management CenterPermanent link for this heading

To install the plug-in, open the Mindbreeze Management Center. Select "Configuration" from the menu pane on the left-hand side. Then navigate to the "Plugins" tab. In the "Plugin Management" section, select the appropriate zip file and upload it by clicking the "Upload" button. (Note: The name of the plugin is "WebRestConnector".) This automatically installs or updates the connector, as the case may be. In this process, the Mindbreeze services are restarted.

Configuring the index and crawlerPermanent link for this heading

To create a new index, navigate to the "Indices" tab and click on the "Add new index" icon in the upper right corner.

Enter the path to the index and change the display name as necessary.

Add a new data source by clicking the "Add new custom source" icon at the top right. Select the category “Atlassian Jira“.

Configure the following required settings:

User Name

Username of a Jira-User with read access to the REST-API


Password oft he user

Atlassian Jira URL“

URL of the Jira REST-API

The following „Advanced Settings“ are available:

„Ignore Proxy“

Ignores the proxy settings oft he „Network“ tab

„Page Size“

Number of Elements that a requested at the same time. Default 100. A higher value may improve throughput but increases Memory usage.

„Crawler Thread Count“

Number of threads used to download content. Default: 20

„Max Attachment Size (MB)“

If set attachment exceeding this size limit are not indexed. Default 10 (A setting of 0 disables the indexing of attachments completely)

„Attachment Extension Include Pattern“

If set only attachments matching this regular expression are indexed (Java Regex) for example. odt|xls|doc|docx

Then save the configuration and restart.