I am preparing to install Bitbucket and will be integrating it with our existing Jira. I'd like to find out what accounts need to be in place before installing Bitbucket. I know that during the Bitbucket install I need to specify a Bitbucket admin user and password. Does this user need to be defined in Crowd or is this an account that is "local" to the Bitbucket server?
Concerning the Jira Bitbucket integration piece, what other pieces of information do I need to have in advance before starting the install?
Andy, the admin account should be the initial local account. Once Bitbucket has been installed, you can connect it to crowd for user authentication. As far as integrating with JIRA, once Bitbucket is up and running and user auth is setup, you will need to create an application link between the two. This can be setup from either the Bitbucket or JIRA side.
The admin account can be local to Bitbucket, or you can use a shared admin account. For the integration you need admin rights in Bitbucket and system admin global permission in JIRA. Here is the documentation about linking Bitbucket and JIRA, https://confluence.atlassian.com/bitbucketserver/linking-bitbucket-server-with-jira-776640408.html
Hello! My name is Mark Askew and I am a Premier Support Engineer for products Bitbucket Server/Data Center, Fisheye & Crucible. Today, I want to bring the discussion that Jennifer, Matt, and ...
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!Find a group
Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!
Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.Start an AUG
You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs