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Sorry, there are no links available when using anonymous access, check the permission configuration of the remote application.

I'm having an issue using application links between JIRA and Confluence. Both Jira and Confluence are on their own VMs sitting behind a proxy, and both use Crowd to authenticate users.

The application link is established easily enough, but when I go to link a project to a confluence space, I get the error "Sorry, there are no links available when using anonymous access, check the permission configuration of the remote application.".

Both outgoing and incoming authentication IP masks are set wide open as *.*.*.*, and the URL patterns are left blank. We are on an intranet isolated from the web so security is not an immediate concern - functionality is. OAuth and Basic Access are setup. Anonymous access is enabled for confluence, and remote API calls are enabled for JIRA.

These are fresh installs for an enterprise solution and I really need this to work, are there any ideas out there?

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As it turns out, we were having some timing issues with our SSL certifications. We were getting the "OLD_CERT; Certificate too old." error in the application links. The answer found on this other question was very useful in solving my problem: https://answers.atlassian.com/questions/173396/error-when-added-jira-gadgets-on-confluence

Hopefully this will help out anyone else troubleshooting these issues.

Did you configure crowd with SSO?

Are you logged into both tools?

I ask because configuring space level links "project links" requires an admin in both tools. If SSO you shouldnt see that prompt, otherwise just authenticate to setup the links.

Yes, I had active sessions in both applications at the time (two tabs in chrome). Crowd is configured with sso, and we have crowd.company.com, jira.company.com, and confluence.company.comas our three access URLs.

and is this the issues macro? make sure to uncheck the anonymous box

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