Access JIRA status from javascript

We are in a process of migrating from internal JIRA/Confluence server to the cloud. The problem is that some projects stay in internal JIRA and I was used to watch their progress in Confluence via macro. Cloud confluence cannot access internal JIRA so it stopped working. My process is ruined and I am seeking how to ressurect it.

I realized that there is REST API. I wonder if this theory can work:

  1. write new macro for cloud confluence
  2. it would generate javascript that calls internal JIRA REST interface
  3. I would just query the status of selected issues
  4. it would be run locally in a browser within our VPN
  5. I am logged in to the internal JIRA so the REST can utilize my authentication

Is it achievable? The points 2-4 are IMHO doable. I read some topics about authentication so I worry of the last point. And of course I have no idea about point 1 possibilities in managed cloud. Thanks.


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