Problem linking GitHub and JIRA

I keep getting the "Unable to link selected repository. Do you have administrator permissions on the {GitHub|Bitbucket} repository you are attempting to sync?" message when trying to link our company GitHub account to JIRA.

I am the administrator. Private and public repositories are listed. The public repositories can be linked without a problem.

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Thank you Immanuel.

I am the administrator and I was logged into GitHub. Unfortunately, there is no separate login for organization in GitHub. While I was able to see both my and company repositories, linking only worked for my own repositories not for company repositories.

I was able to fix that later by clicking "Re-generate OAuth Access Token" option:


Hi Roustem,

There is an existing article which shows similar exception as yours:

Basically, you will also need to login to Github (as the administrator to the repo) on the same browser as JIRA. Can you confirm whether you have logged in?


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