Transparent authentication via Active Directory


We need help with a transparent authentication for JIRA & Confluence products. We are using these software on our own servers (self-hosted licenses).

Users and groups of JIRA and Confluence are syncing from Active Directory server. We would like to configure a transparent authentication, so we will be able to log in to JIRA or Confluence without the typing of user's passwords.

How can we do this?

Thank you for the advance.

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Hi Mikhail,

As per described on this article, you will need to use a custom authenticator, in order to have the integration between Active Directory and Atlassian working. On this case, I can suggest you to experiment the AppFusions SSO Authenticator for AD/ADFS/LDAP and Atlassian Servers (via Kerberos or SAML2) or consider writing your own authenticator using the Seraph library, as per instructions here.

I hope it helps! smile



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