Has anyone tried to use the Jira rest api in python to authenticate into Jira not using Basic authorization but Oath.
We had a script that worked with Basic Authentication but our company now is using Okta. I am curious what flow others use to authenticate against Jira when they have 2 Form Authentication enable using Okta. For testing i can use my own account.
When logging in for the first time Okta asks me for password then asks me a security question, then i can get into Jira.
Do i need to get an Okta Cookie Token then pass that to Jira Oath with my user name firstname.lastname@example.org ?
Hi @Joe Vallejo
I assume you are using Jira server, not Jira Cloud. Your best option is to keep on using Basic Authentication with specific service accounts and/or from dedicated IP addresses. Okta's Authenticator actually provides optional settings to prevent authentication with SAML for users with specific IP addresses or with specific usernames: http://saml-doc.okta.com/Provisioning_Docs/Okta_Jira_Authenticator_Configuration_Guide.html#moreconfig
If my assumption was wrong and you use Jira Cloud, then you need to create API tokens for your scripts: https://confluence.atlassian.com/cloud/api-tokens-938839638.html
In the past, Portfolio for Jira required a high degree of detail–foresight that was unrealistic for many businesses to have–in order to produce a reliable long-term roadmap. We're tur...
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!
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