Hands-on Administration with JIRA 7
JIRA Software is an agile project management tool that supports any agile methodology, be it scrum, kanban, or your own unique flavor. From agile boards to reports, you can plan, track, and manage all your agile software development projects from a single tool. JIRA Software brings the power of agile methodology to Atlassian JIRA. Jira is a proprietary issue tracking product that over 90 000 companies around the world have trusted their bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management tasks, and which customer base still continues to grow.
The course offers developing your skills in Jira administration by exploring advanced functionalities of the system such as customization of workflows, the configuration of email services, archiving of projects, etc. You will deepen your knowledge of Jira by implementing the core configurations of a Jira instance. and exploring how you can extend the basic functionality with the help of add-ons.
In the run of this course, you will learn Jira environment, best practices of Jira administration, and be able at the end of the course to interpret and translate the business requirements into Jira configurations.
About the Author
Iev Strygul a software engineer who specializes in the full stack of Atlassian products. He is certified by Atlassian in Jira software and Jira administration. He has more than 4 years of experience and is presently working on iDalko.
Deep Dive in Workflows
This video will give you an overview about the course.
How to build your custom workflow? This tutorial explains the basic building blocks of workflow
• Get introduced to statuses
• Get introduced to transitions
• Combine the two to
This tutorial teaches you how to create your custom workflow from scratch
• Create a new workflow
I need to allow transitions only for certain users, validate the data entered in the issue before it is being transitioned in some status, to do some manipulation with the data before the issue is transitioned
• Discover conditions
• Discover validators
• Discover post-functions
In this video, you’ll learn a step further in customizing the workflows by discovering workflow properties.
• Define the ways in which an issue can be closed
• Add new resolution
• Publish the resolution
How can I configure Jira to create issues/comments by sending an email to some email address? In this section you will explore configuration of incoming mail services
• Configuring incoming mail service
How can I notify users by email if an issue has been created/updated/resolved? In this lesson, you will learn how to configure outgoing mail service that you will need to be able to do it.
• Configuring outgoing mail service
Moving or Archiving Individual Projects
How can I archive a project, but leave it accessible for users in case they might need to have access to the data in the future? Discover the two ways to do it in this tutorial
• Hiding project
• Make project 'read only'
How can I remove a project from Jira, but save the data in a storage
• Discover offline archiving
How do I backup data? How do I restore Jira from the backup?
• Creating a backup
• Restoring Jira from backup
I am lucking some functionality in Jira. Where can I find a solution that would solve my business problem? Discover thousands of add-ons offered on marketplace
• Discover Atlassian Marketplace
• Download an add-ons that could solve your business problem
How can I allow users to create issues outside of Jira? What if they do not have a Jira account? Issue Collector will help you with that!
• Discover issue collector
• Customize one to your business needs
• Analyze the data
I know how to code in Java/Groovy, can I create my own scripts to automate some functionality? One of the most popular add-ons on Atlassian Marketplace will give you everything you need to use your skills to create awesome skills to save the time of your employees and money to your company
• Install Script Runner
• Develop a script to automatically fill in a custom field with some value
• Try it out