JIRA and Splunk Integration

JIRA and Splunk Integration

JIRA is an IT Service Management Platform and one of the most common tools used in the industry today.

Recently we have been receiving a lot of requests of people asking for the integration of JIRA and Splunk , so here we are , your wait is over.

This post shows how to splunk  the JIRA Issues.

Step-1 :  On your JIRA Instance, navigate to – Your Profile and Settings >>Account settings >> Security , Locate API token and Click on “Create and Manage API tokens”.

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Step-2 : Create an API token and copy the secret key for further use.

Step-3:  Download the “JIRA Issues Collector “ add-on.

https://splunkbase.splunk.com/app/4814/

Step-4:  On your Splunk Instance navigate to Manage Apps >> Install app from file, upload the add-on you just downloaded and restart splunk once the installation is complete.

Step-5: On the GUI of the add-on select the Configuration page and Click on the add button.

You will get a pop-up form as shown below.

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Account name : Provide a unique name for account.

Username : Provide the username for JIRA access.

Password : Provide the Secret Key we created earlier in step 2.

Once done, click on the Add button to save your configuration.

Step 6 : Move to the Inputs page, click on Create New Input and select Jira Issues collector.

You will get a pop up form like shown below,

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Name : Assign a name for this input.

Interval : Set the polling interval to JIRA Server.

Index : Select the index where you want to receive the events for this input.

Site URL : Provide the URL of your JIRA server, don’t include anything like http:// or https://.

Ex-  jirasplunkintegrationdemo.atlassian.net

JQL : Provide the issue update range, defaults to past 2 mins.

Fields: You can add or remove the fields that you want to ingest here.

Service Account: Select the service account for this input, in our case it’s demo_account.

Once done, click on the add button to save your settings.

Step 7: Search the index for the JIRA events.

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Hurray!! You have successfully managed to integrate JIRA and Splunk.

For more short, useful and awesome posts keep visiting our blog.

Happy Splunking!!

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