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Installation

If the Git server and Jira server are installed on the same server, only the path to the Git repository is needed.  The URL and the access credentials to the Git server will only be needed if it is located on another server.

You must have the Jira System Administrators global permission to install apps.
If you have the previous version of the Git Integration for Jira app and will upgrade to v2.5+, all existing repositories in the Git for Jira app configuration will have the Repository Browser feature turned off by default. For more information about this feature and how to enable it, see Repository Browser.

Installation via Atlassian Marketplace

  1. Go to the Git Integration for Jira open in new tab Atlassian Marketplace page.
  2. Buy or evaluate the app with a free 30 day trial.
  3. Login to your Jira account, if required, to proceed installation of the app. The license key is automatically configured into the app configuration for free trial licenses. For purchased license keys, see Managing License Key.

Installation via Jira Plugin Manager

  1. In Jira, go to cog Administration > Appllications.  The Find new apps page is displayed.
  2. Search the Marketplace with 'git' or 'bigbrassband' search phrase.
  3. Buy the app or start the free trial for 30 days.
  4. Login to your Jira account, if required, to proceed installation of the app. The license key is automatically configured into the app configuration for free trial licenses. For purchased license keys, see Managing License Key.

Manual Installation

To manually update the Git Integration for Jira app, the user must have the Jira System Administrators global permission.  If the user does not have this permission, the upload app and other system administration functions will not be available.

Download the Git Integration for Jira app installer package from Atlassian Marketplace:

Use manual install if you have a specific version of Git Integration for Jira downloaded from the marketplace or sent by some other file sharing method.

  1. In Jira, go to cog Administration > Applications > Manage apps.
  2. Find and select Git Integration for Jira in the User-installed apps list.
  3. Click Disable.
  4. Click Uninstall to remove the Git Integration for Jira app.
  5. Scroll up and click  App upload Upload app  and navigate to the Git Integration for Jira app jar file that you have downloaded.
  6. Click Upload.
  7. Buy the app or start the free trial for 30 days.  Skip this step if this app was already purchased.
  8. Login to your Jira account, if required, to proceed installation of the app.  The license key is automatically configured into the app configuration for free trial licenses.  For purchased license keys, see next section.

Installation and Updating

For upgrade installations it can be easily done via Universal Plugin Manager (Manage apps).

There are two ways to do this:

  • Automatic upgrade installation via the Git Integration app Upgrade button, or
  • Manual upgrade installation via the UPM > App upload Upload app.
  • To manually update the Git for Jira app, the user must have the Jira System Administrators global permission.

Watch the video below on how to update your version of Git Integration for Jira app via UPM (Universal Plugin Manager).

The updating process is demonstrated in two chapters:

  1. Automatic updating via UPM (0:05)
  2. Manual updating via UPM (0:48)

 

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