This annoying feature has appeared sometime in the past few months.
In this thread https://community.atlassian.com/t5/Jira-Software-questions/Were-there-changes-to-Jira-Cloud-app-for-Slack-for-Guest/qaq-p/1188605 there is discussion of similar things and Atlassian says "This is new functionality we've just shipped". So something has changed recently.
When ever a message is posted to Slack, which contains a link to a Jira issue, Jira Cloud ALWAYS nags about linking the Jira account so that it could show a preview. I do not want Jira issue previews in all channels.
How do I get rid of that nagging message which fills the channels?
I still want to use the Jira-Slack integration to get specific items to a specific channel - this is working as it should.
The reason we are asking you to login is to enable interactivity with Jira from within Slack. This interactivity manifests in a few ways:
In order to give you the best experience possible with our application we really need to know your identity in both Jira and Slack and this is the only way for us to accomplish this. It can be hard to explain all of this in a short prompt, but I wanted to give you the full context here.
Should you decide there is functionality you want from our app that doesn't involve you being logged in, we have made a few changes that should make this experience less frustrating:
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