Enhance API Security for Jira REST APIs with OAuth/API Token plugin will let you authenticate any application (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket) APIs
using any third-party OAuth/OIDC provider or API Tokens. The app supports Azure AD, Keycloak, Okta, AWS
Cognito, Google, Github, Slack, Gitlab, Facebook, and any custom provider.
Atlassian provides REST APIs to perform several operations such as Create Page, Delete Page, Add Comment,
Create Space, etc.
However, it supports only two authentication methods for REST APIs:
Using OAuth 1.0
The Enhance API Security for Jira REST APIs with OAuth/API Token plugin allows you to use any third party OAuth 2.0 provider/ OpenID connect to
authenticate REST APIs of any application (Jira, Confluence, Bitbucket). Here we will go through a guide to
configure Azure AD as Provider.
You can refer the steps to configure REST API Authentication using API Token from the video or
documentation given below
Download And Installation
Log into your Atlassian instance as an admin.
Navigate to the settings menu and click Manage Apps.
Click Find new apps or Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page.
Locate Enhance API Security for Jira REST APIs with OAuth/API Token app.
Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license.
Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.