Integrating with Jira

This section describes how to integrate with Jira.

CloudBees Feature Management integration with Jira allows teams to connect feature flags to Jira issues, so that teams using Jira can gain visibility into feature deployment from within the Jira interface.

Connect CloudBees Feature Management & Jira

  1. Go to Atlassian Marketplace and search for CloudBees Feature Management, install the CloudBees Feature Management marketplace app.

  2. After you install the CloudBees Feature Management app, go to your Jira project settings and click CloudBees Feature Management Integration. In that page, click the "Connect" button.

    Connect with Jira

    You will be then transferred to the CloudBees Feature Management dashboard where you will confirm the connection. After clicking close, you will be redirected back to Jira.

    You are ready!

  3. Now, let’s connect a Jira Issue to a feature flag. In the issue view, at the right side you will see a Releases section, click the Connect Flag button.

    Connect Jira with flag

    You will then be redirected to the dashboard where you will choose your application, platform, and the desired feature flag. Once done, select Connect.

    Click connect

  4. Your feature flag is now connected and every change in feature deployment will be reflected in the Jira Issue.

    Connect Jira with flag

  5. If you want to view all flags and Jira connected issues from within the CloudBees Feature Management interface click on Account Name → Account → Jira Integration (tab).

    Jira Integration with flag

    • Click on the Jira Issue to open Jira at the connected issue.

    • Click on the delete icon to disconnect an issue from a Flag.