How to link to Private Github Repositories from Organisation

I followed the guide from atlassian to link to a Github account. I created a new account which has writing-rights to our organizations private repositories. I linked to that user in JIRA.

 

But it always displays "No repositories".

 

I found answers and workaround hacks but they do not work / the steps aren't correct anymore. They're mostly 2 years old already anyway.

 

So, whats the 2015 way of connecting JIRA and Github (Private Repositories from Organizations)?

1 answer

Hi Sumit, 

When you link an account through the JIRA DVCS connector, the connector locates all the public and private repositories owned by the account. This was a problem resolved couple years ago (see https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/DCON-324). Perhaps, you might be going through this bug (https://jira.atlassian.com/browse/DCON-419) which won't bring the list of repositories.

Please try the workaround suggested and let us know how that goes. smile

Hope this helps!

Cheers!

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