When I try to use the Eclipse Atlassian Connector plugin, I get "Client response status: 403. Captcha might be required. Please try to log in via browser." That is somewhat expected because I have another authentication that I need to get passed to get to Jira. However, what is not clear is how to use the Connector with the authentication I am using.
Specifically, I have the following questions:
Unfortunately Atlassian Connector for Eclipse does not support cookie based authentication and redirect to external auth services.
The only supported auth mechanism is HTTP Basic Auth when credentials are sent to JIRA in HTTP header and it is up to JIRA (or bundled auth) to process that. That works well with Crowd for instance.
You can read more about custom authenticators in following places:
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