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 Perhaps, you might be going through this bug ( which won't bring the list of repositories.

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

Hope this helps!


Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted Oct 16, 2018 in Jira

Looking for anyone who made the switch to Data Center

The Jira Marketing team is putting together an ebook on migrating to Data Center. We're looking for pro tips on how you staffed your project team and organized your Proof of Concept. Share yo...

65 views 0 2
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you