Authenticating Jira Cloud from External system


I`m building a system that should integrate with JIRA (cloud version, 

Basically I need to log in users in the JIRA cloud through my app.

A basic example would be a client clicking on a link that opens JIRA already authenticated.

How can it be achieved?

Thank you

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Volodymyr Krupach Community Champion Feb 08, 2015

Hi raivil,

You can do it via JIRA REST API /rest/auth/1/session:

Acquire JSESSION and make sure it's passed with "clicking on a link that opens JIRA".

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