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JIRA Connector (Macro)
Public Gallery Link: https://gallery.alteryx.com/#!app/JIRA-Connector/58d87c2feffc2a0dd0b5ed8f
I've published a JIRA Connector to the public gallery and hope it will be useful for those using JIRA that are looking for a way to quickly download issues for their JIRA projects. It's pretty straightforward, but here's a preview and quick guide:
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Installation & Configuration
Download and import to your Macros folder
As long as your macro folder has been mapped (Options -> User Settings -> Edit User Settings -> Macros), you should find the JIRA Connector tool in the Connectors category on the tool palette the next time you open Alteryx.
3 Tabs: Site & Login, Project & Issues, Fields
Site & Login
Enter the URL for your JIRA site along with your username and password. Email logins will work, but your actual username is preferable because it enables the "Only My Issues" option to work (next tab).
Project & Issues
You'll need to run the workflow at least once with the "Refresh Project List" option selected before being able to use the "Download Issues" option. This loads a list of available JIRA projects that will show in the dropdown under the Download Issues option on subsequent runs.
Once an available project list has loaded, you can select a project to download issues from. You'll also notice some options for filtering issues that belong to yourself or another specific assignee. You can also paginate through large result sets in 1,000 record increments.
Lastly, select one of three options for returned fields and parsing methods.
Summary (S) - a brief summary of the results (record counts, etc.)
Raw JSON (J) - direct JSON response from the JIRA REST API
Parsed Results (P) - the parsed results
That's it! Once again, I hope this will be useful and look forward to getting some decent feedback. I've only been able to test this on our company's [cloud hosted] JIRA projects and honestly have no idea if it will work for private server hosted JIRA environments.
Please feel free to leave feedback and/or report any runtime errors below. I'll do my best to publish new versions to the gallery with essential fixes.
Really appreciate you sharing your solution.
This is a really impactful contribution.
You are helping a lot of people with this one.
Thanks this is really helpful, I am able to build python code for same
I just submitted this connector for a new API and added worklog download function.
For existing function, I simply modified REST API reference from "/rest/api/latest" to "/rest/api/2"
Thanks, Taylor. And please feel free to improve this macro.
Thanks for sharing this. Are you able to share this workflow? I'm getting a "The field schema for the output [Output Name] changed between iterations" error and don't understand why.
Thanks for all the info in setting up the JIRA connector.
When I ran the workflow with the URL and my credentials, I got the following error:
Error: JIRA Connector (1): Tool #227: JIRA API error --> HTTP/1.1 404
Any idea what could be causing it?
I have been running the Jira Connector successfully for some time now and just last week began getting the same error message as above.
Error: JIRA Connector (145): Tool #229: JIRA API error --> HTTP/1.1 403
Does anyone know what would suddenly cause this?
Hi Darrin, I had my issue resolved. Try checking the URL you are entering for the JIRA site - it should end in .com (without any extended links at the end of it). Please let us know if this helps resolve. Thanks
Thanks @rrana , but that is not the issue.
Can you please assist tried multiple JQL statements and tested on the JQL on JIRA and returns values, but the connector doesn't seem to be returning any values. Would be great if you can assist as the Jason API connector is limiting us to query 100 record extraction at a time.