Jira 8 Administration Cookbook, 3rd Edition

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2019-06-27
280 pages

Book Description

Build customized solutions that fulfil your requirements using the latest features of Jira 8

Key Features

  • Learn how to customize Jira applications to suit your organizational requirements
  • Extend Jira's capabilities for custom integrations with other products and services such as Slack and GitHub
  • Explore practical recipes for troubleshooting and securing your Jira instances with best practices

Book Description

Jira is a project management tool used widely by organizations to plan, track, and release software. Jira administrators are at the heart of these processes and need to know how to successfully administer and customize Jira offerings. This updated Jira 8 Cookbook demonstrates how to efficiently work with Jira Core and Jira Service Desk.

The book starts with a variety of recipes to help you manage users and workflows. You'll learn how to set up custom and capture important data with custom fields and screens. Next, you'll gain insights into the latest email capabilities, which assist you with everything from managing outgoing email rules to incoming emails for automated issue creation. Later, you'll be guided through running scripts to automate tasks, getting easy access to logs, and even working with tools to troubleshoot problems. The book will also ensure you understand how to integrate Jira with Slack, set up SSO with Google, and delegate administrator permissions. Finally, the chapter on Jira Service Desk will enable you to set up and customize your own support portal, work with internal teams to solve problems, and achieve optimized services with Service Level Agreement (SLA).

By the end of this book, you'll have the skills to extend and customize your Jira implementation effectively.

What you will learn

  • Learn how to delegate administrator permissions effectively
  • Gain insights into integrating Jira with Bitbucket Cloud and GitHub
  • Explore ways to collaborate with your internal teams on service requests
  • Understand how to add permissions to fields
  • Learn how to set up SSO with Google
  • Discover how to copy over configuration settings between Jira instances

Who this book is for

This book is for administrators who are looking to customize, support, and maintain Jira for their organizations. A good understanding of Jira's core concepts is a must to make the most out of this book. For certain recipes, some knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and basic will also be helpful.

Table of Contents

  1. Jira Administration
  2. Customizing Jira for Your Projects
  3. Jira Workflows
  4. User Management
  5. Jira Security
  6. Emails and Notifications
  7. Integrations with Jira
  8. Jira Troubleshooting and Administration
  9. Jira Service Desk

Book Details

  • Title: Jira 8 Administration Cookbook, 3rd Edition
  • Author:
  • Length: 280 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2019-06-27
  • ISBN-10: 1838558128
  • ISBN-13: 9781838558123