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Jira-python needing oauth2 implementation

Currently right now Jira-Python only uses basic auth and oauth1 to connect to Jira, but I need an implementation that uses oauth2 (Bearer Token) to connect to Jira (Server). Does anyone have a workaround for this. 

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Dario B Atlassian Team Oct 11, 2019

Hi @Ray_Aguilar ,

Please notice that, at the moment, Oauth 2 is only supported/available when building apps for Jira Cloud. For details please see:


For Jira Server currently only Oauth 1.0 is available, but we have the below feature request open for this:

You may want to vote and watch the above feature request so that you will get notified in case of any update. The  feature will be addressed according to the Implementation of New Features Policy



@Ray_Aguilar ,
Yes, I found a workaround that works:

Let me know if you have questions!


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