Create an API token in Jira on Atlassian cloud

For integrations with Jira, an API token is needed when integrating with Jira on Atlassian cloud. To create an API token:

  1. Log in to id.atlassian.com with your email address.

    noteIt is important that the user associated with this email address has write access to projects in Jira.
  2. Click Create API token.

    Jira API token

  3. Click Copy, or click View and write down the new API token. It is required when configuring GitLab.

    Jira API token

The Jira configuration is complete. You need the newly created token, and the associated email address, when configuring GitLab.