submitting web queries via excel

I created an excel pivot table that contains a macro to convert data into hyperlinks that submit queries to JIRA cloud:

    Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
        HYPER = "https://MYUNITNAME.atlassian.net/browse/DOC-"
        If Target.Cells.Count <> 1 Then Exit Sub
        On Error Resume Next
        If InStr(Target.Value, ":") > 0 Then
            Key = Left(Target.Value, InStr(Target.Value, ":") - 1)
            Application.ActiveWorkbook.FollowHyperlink Address:=CStr(HYPER & Key), NewWindow:=True
        End If
    End Sub

 

When a pivot table element is selected a web query and appeared in my browser in this form:

https://MYUNITNAME.atlassian.net/login?dest-url=%2Fbrowse%2FDOC-421&permission-violation=true

 

My question is: WHY is the extra login information added and How can i pass the login information with the query.

Having to login in repeatedly is annoying.( especially since I'l already logged into my cloud account ).

This happens no matter what browser I'm using

 

1 answer

Well it is possible with Excel but it requires that the username and password be passed in clear text....

What is unknown, is why JIRA won't recognize the same user has another session open in the same browser.

I thought Atlassian used  OAUTH or something like it?

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