Install the JIRA Plugin for AccuSync

This section describes the JIRA plugin for AccuSync and how to install them. If you already installed the plugin as part of upgrading AccuSync from an earlier version, you can skip this section.

Purpose of the JIRA Plugins for AccuSync

JIRA plugins for AccuSync automatically add the following custom fields to JIRA:

AccuWorkIssueLink
Stores the URL that JIRA users can use to open a browser and display the issue in the AccuRev Web UI.
AccuWorkKey
Stores the unique alphanumeric key for each AccuWork issue record.
AccuWorkChangePackage
Stores summary AccuWork issue change package information.
AccuWorkChangePackageHistory
Stores detailed AccuWork issue change package information.

These fields appear on the JIRA View Custom Fields page only after AccuSync has performed a synchronization task.

Different Plugins for JIRA 6 and JIRA 7

AccuRev provides plugins for JIRA 6 and JIRA 7, named AccuSync JiraPlugin-6.jar and AccuSyncJiraPlugin-7.jar respectively. This file is installed to the \jiraPlugin directory where you installed AccuSync. For example: c:\Program Files (x86)\AccuSync\jiraPlugin\.

Both plugins are what Atlassian refers to as Version 2 plugins. Version 2 plugins have different installation procedures than Version 1 plugins. For more information, refer to your JIRA documentation.

Note: AccuSyncJiraPlugin-6.jar plugin is common for single server and JDC for JIRA 6 version. AccuSyncJiraPlugin-7.jar plugin is common for single server and JDC for JIRA 7 version. (till 7.2.2)