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Learn about Git Integration for Jira add-on, browse workarounds and solutions to issues in one place.


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Learn Git Integration for Jira add-on setup process and features with these step-by-step video guides.

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Installation Guide

The Installation Guide for the Jira Git Plugin for Atlassian Jira is available.

  • Plugin requirements
  • How to Link Git Commits to Jira Issues
  • Installation
  • Configuring Plugin
  • Adding or Associating SSH Keys
  • Setup Repositories
  • Bulk Change
  • Web Linking
  • Smart Commits
  • Git Activity Stream
  • Issue and Project TabPanels
  • Code Review Developer Panel
  • Creating Pull Requests
  • Code Review Comments
  • JQL Searching
  • Reindexing
  • Upgrading Old Versions of Plugin
View the Jira Git Plugin: Installation Guide

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Installation Video

No changes necessary to your Git server.  This Jira add-on acts as a regular Git client.

Using Atlassian's marketplace system, a Jira administrator can install the Git Integration Plugin for Jira without ever leaving the web browser.


Watch the complete installation of the Git Integration Plugin for Jira from scratch (2m 30s)

Viewing Reindex Logs

Go to the Manage Git Repositories page, click the Actions cog  icon then View Log to view the indexing logs.

manage git repos - actions - view indexing logs

If there is an error encountered when connecting to a repository, a similar indexing error log will be displayed:

view indexing logs dialog displaying cause of errors

Atlassian Support End of Life

Starting v2.13.0 of the Git Integration for Jira add-on, we are dropping support for Java 7, Jira 6.3 and 6.4.

The table below shows the Jira Version, when Atlassian will stop supporting that Jira version and the corresponding version of Internet Explorer.

Jira Version Jira End of Life Date Oldest IE Supported Git Integration for Jira supported?
6.1 May 22, 2016 Version 8 No
6.2 June 11, 2016 Version 8 No
6.3 July 8, 2016 Version 9 No
6.4 March 17, 2017 Version 9 No
7.0 October 6, 2017 Version 9 No
7.1 February 10, 2018 Version 10 Yes
7.2 August 23, 2018 Version 10 Yes
7.3 January 3, 2019 Version 11 Yes
7.4 June 29, 2019 Version 11 Yes
7.5 September 6, 2019 Version 11 Yes
7.6 November 14, 2019 Version 11 Yes
7.7 January 11, 2020 Version 11 Yes
7.8 February 20, 2020 Version 11 Yes
7.9 April 9, 2020 Version 11 Yes
7.10 May 29, 2020 Version 11 Yes
7.11 July 11, 2020 Version 11 Yes
7.12 August 27, 2020 Version 11 Yes
7.13 November 28, 2020 Version 11 Yes
8.0 February 11, 2021 Version 11 Yes
8.1 April 4, 2021 Version 11 Yes
8.2 May 21, 2021 Version 11 Yes