Link Bamboo to Jira5 for user repositories


I am trying to integrate Bamboo 4.3.1 user repositories with our Jira 5.0 server.

I have set up a user called bamboo in the Jira server. The user is part of the group bamboo-admin.

I have set up the application links between jira and bamboo with the wizard on jira.

In User repositories, I set the server URL to http://jira50.sgrt.local:8080/

There is no proxy between the bamboo and this jira address. (There are apache proxy's on other of the jira addresses)

I set Application Name to the username I set up in jira

I set Application Password to the password of the user I set up in jira.

When I click save I get

Failed to change the active user repository: com.atlassian.crowd.exception.InvalidAuthenticationException: Application failed to authenticate

The log on the Bamboo server has the following entries


2012-11-14 07:51:08,873 INFO qtp2091111631-128 AccessLogFilter admin POST http://bamboo.sgrt.local:8085/admin/configureUserManagement.action 45753kb

2012-11-14 07:51:08,888 INFO qtp2091111631-128 AuthChallengeProcessor basic authentication scheme selected

2012-11-14 07:51:08,888 INFO qtp2091111631-128 HttpMethodDirector Failure authenticating with BASIC 'Crowd REST Service'@jira50.sgrt.local:8080

2012-11-14 07:51:08,888 WARN qtp2091111631-128 HttpMethodBase Going to buffer response body of large or unknown size. Using getResponseBodyAsStream instead is recommended.

2012-11-14 07:51:08,888 WARN qtp2091111631-128 UserManagement Failed to change the active user repository


Followed by Java trace details

Bamboo is running on a ms server 2003 64 bit environment with java 1.6.0_24

and jira is running on a 32 bit Linux environment with java 1.6.0_29

I have tried with several different passwords.

I have even tried different jira user account names.

Could you please tell me what I have missed in the configuration.

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