Can I get LDAP groups into Crucible?

Is there any way to import LDAP groups into Crucible? Looking at all the configuration fields, it appears that I can only import users from LDAP and have to create groups manually. Can I link up Crucible to another Atlassian service that does support LDAP groups and get them from there? Is there any external API I could run to synchronize LDAP groups and Crucible groups?

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Hi Brent.

Unfortunately LDAP groups are not supported within fisheye/crucible.

If you have Crowd - and after configure CROWD as the Authentication in Crucible -

Or you can also use JIRA - and after configure JIRA as the Authentication in Crucible -

Please let me know if this helps.

Douglas Fabretti
Atlassian Support

Thanks. We do have Jira, but I'm stuck on step 2.2.b in the url you provided ( There is no section titled "JIRA or Crowd Authentication" on our instance. Two things to note:

  • We are using Crucible stand alone without Fisheye.
  • We are using version: 2.7.10 Build:20120119115142 2012-01-19.
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Lukasz Pater Atlassian Team Apr 20, 2016

Just an update, FishEye/Crucible 4.0 brings full support for LDAP groups and multiple user directories. See for details.

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Hi Brent.

To configure Crowd for your Crucible you can follow this:

  • Go to Administration > Security Settings > Authentication
  • Under Authentication Settings > Setup JIRA/Crowd Authentication
  • Authentication against > a Jira Instance

Then configure it according to your environment and it should work properly.

Please let me know how it goes.

Douglas Fabretti
Atlassian Support

Sorry, but "Setup JIRA/Crowd Authentication" is not an option for me. Under "Security Settings --> Authentication" there these sections:

  • Global Permissions

  • Built-in

  • Usernames

  • User List Visibility

  • Email Visibility

  • LDAP Authentication settings

  • Security settings

Do I need to install a plugin or something else to get that Crowd Authentication? Or is this something only available with Fisheye, not stand alone Crucible?

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2.2. To set up the JIRA user directory in FishEye:

  1. Go to your FishEye administration screen.
    1. Click Authentication (under 'Security Settings').
    2. Click Setup JIRA/Crowd authentication. Note, if LDAP authentication has already been set up, you will need to remove that before connecting to JIRA for user management

More detail info refer to

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Anyone know if a Feature Request for this? I filed it in FE, hope it's not a dup

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Is there a way to import groups from Crowd into Crucible/FishEye?  Right now, when I attempt to specify groups in the application configuration within Crowd, Crucible/FishEye will import the users within the groups, but groups themselves will not be imported.

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