Bi-directional sync with Jira allowing you to easily search and select any pre existing Jira issue for assignment to a Work Item or Deployment. The changes you make in Essentials will be reflected in your Jira issue history and any changes made to Jira issue status in Jira will be reflected in Essentials.
In order to set up this integration you can go to your Settings in Jira and go to Security and create an API Token.
Next you can go back to Copado Essentials+ and go to you email at the top right, then click on Account Settings and then Jira Integration Settings on the left. you can then insert the API Token there.
Warn note: Currently the Jira Integration with Copado Essentials is only supported with Jira Cloud and does not support Jira Server (on premise).
From within Work Items or Deployments under Issue you can choose a Jira ticket from the drop down.
Once you hit save you will be brought to the familiar components selection screen. After you run the deployment/Work Item you can then click into the section titles Issue & Note:
Any changes made in Jira will be reflected here in Essentials within the Issue & Note section.
Note: "Status" field is currently not bi-directional and changes would need to be made in Jira in order to update the status in Copado Essentials.
The video below will take you through how to set up the Jira integration with Essentials+: