Linking Jira user repository to Bamboo 5.2


I am having difficulty linking our Bamboo 5.2 installation with our Jira 6.1.1 installation. I am being asked for an application name and application password, both of which I do not know.

I am an administrator on both installations so if someone could provide me with a solution, it would be much appreciated.

Many thanks, Aaron.

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Thanks, we found there was a mismatch of IP addresses on the Jira administrator interface, in the Jira User Server section. We fixed this and it worked.

Hi Aaron,

You should be able to simply use your own username and password (if you are an admin user).

Other wise you'll need to create a user in Jira specifically for Bamboo to use when connecting to Jira and vice-versa.

Best regards,


Hi Peter,

Thanks for your reply. However when I try to use my Jira login (or a service account I created in Jira) I get the following error:

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

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