JIRA as service provider

Dear Atlassianners,

After a talk to our CTO we came the conclusion that i asked the wrong question a week ago from now.

the question i should have asked is: Is it possible to configure JIRA as the service provider?

We want to be able to get users from JIRA when they are created or already exist in JIRA and then put them in our own database (user + role). From there on we will do the provisioning and authorization ourselves.

What would be the options here?

I am still thinking of using webhooks for this. There are two options i would like to explore using webhooks (other options which are easier to implement by not using webhooks are also welcome):

  1. Use a webhook to talk to our own SCIM interface.
  2.  Use a webhook to notify our systems when a user is created/updated/deleted

Kind regards,


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Yes it's possible and I support one JIRA instance that have the own "central" GUI to manage everything with the underlying tools. We created our own application that queries the rich REST API of JIRA.

So you managed to get users out of JIRA and into your own system by using the REST API of JIRA,
is this correct? 


Yes, we have crawlers (scripts) that keeps the 2 application in sync.

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