User Sync for Jira using Azure AD

Step 1: Setup Azure AD.

  • Log in to Azure AD Portal

  • Select Azure Active Directory ⇒ App Registrations. Click on New Application Registration.

  • Assign a Name and choose the account type.In the Redirect Url, leave it blank and click on Register button.

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  • After Registration you can see the "Application ID" and the "Directory (tenant) ID". You will need both to setup the Azure AD in User Sync app.

  • In the Left panel click on Certificates & secrets. click on the New client secret button. It will show you the popup for adding a new client secret.
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  • Add "secret key" in the descripton and add expires in 1 year and click on Add button.Copy client secret keep it handy it will reqired while Setup UserSync app.

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  • Select API permissionsAdd a permission. Click on Microsoft Graph.

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  • Click Delegated permission and Select below permissions

  • Search for User and select highlighted permissions in below image.

  • Search for Group and select highlighted permissions in below image.

  • Search for Directory and select highlighted permissions in below image.

  • Now, click on Application permissions and assign same permission as you assigned for Delegated permissions.

  • Search for User and select highlighted permissions in below image.

  • Search for Group and select highlighted permissions in below image.

  • Search for Directory and select highlighted permissions in below image.

  • After assigning permissions you have to click onGrant admin consent for Demo

Step 2: Setup UserSync app.

  • In this step, You will be Setup UserSync in Jira. I believe you have Application (client) ID, Directory (Tenant) ID, Client Secret from Step 1 of this page. Now, proceed with the User Sync Configuration in Jira.

  • App Name Enter unique name which you can identify in applist after configuration.
    Client ID Enter Azure AD Application (client) ID which you will find in overview page of the Azure AD app.
    Tenant ID Enter Azure AD Directory (tenant) ID which you will find in overview page of the Azure AD app.
    Client Secret Enter Azure AD Client secret which were created while Setting up Azure AD.
  • click on Save Settings

  • Now you need to click on Synchronize to trigger the Sync operation.