Create an API token in Jira on Atlassian cloud

You need an API token to integrate with Jira on Atlassian cloud. To create the API token:

  1. Sign in to id.atlassian.com with your email address. Use an account with write access to Jira projects.
  2. Go to Settings > Atlassian account settings > Security > Create and manage API tokens.
  3. Select Create API token to display a modal window with an API token.
  4. In the dialog, enter a label for your token and select Create.
  5. To copy the API token, select Copy, then paste the token somewhere safe. You need this value when you configure GitLab.

You need the newly created token, and the email address you used when you created it, when you configure GitLab.