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Create a PAT for GitHub 2FA Account

This process requires an existing 2FA-enabled GitHub account.

While instructions from GitHub works just fine, here are some specific instructions to get you up and running:

  1. Login to your GitHub account then go to your Profile Settings.
  2. Under Developer settings click Personal access tokens.
  3. Generate a new personal access token (PAT).
  4. Give the token a description. (For example, "Git for Jira Server" or "Git for Jira Cloud")
  5. Select the "repo" and selecting all three scopes under it.
  6. Click Generate Token.
  7. Copy the token – (this is the ONLY time you'll see the token)

GitHub 2FA & Jira Integration (Manual)

  1. Go to Manage Git Repositories (Dashboard > Git menu) in Jira Cloud/Server.
  2. Click Connect to Git Repository.
  3. Enter the URL to your GitHub repository.
  4. Enter username in the provided fields. Paste the PAT as your password.
  5. Follow instructions on the connect wizard and complete the process.

GitHub 2FA & Jira Integration (via Auto-connect)

For more details, proceed to this page.


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