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Feature Date Details of ending support, removal or obsolescence
Integrations feature settings: Limit commits After 1 January 2021 The ‘Limit commits…’ setting is deprecated and will be removed. Thenceforth, all commits will be limited by project permissions.

Personal access tokens Dependent on which Git service Some Git services such as GitLab and GitHub are enforcing authentication access for users to use personal access tokens in accessing git resources and services.
${username} Effective 29 April 2019 The ${username} is used when logging into Jira and in the branch name template to generate a default name for newly-created branches. This template variable is deprecated as Atlassian is no longer making usernames available.
Ignore unmatching webhooks 14 September 2021 Starting v3.8+
We will no longer reindex all repositories by default when a webhook arrives without a matching repository. There will be a setting in the Webhooks setting page where the previous functionality can be restored.

The advanced options provide a couple of settings for webhook indexing performance improvements.

2024 May Starting v4.16+
These actions are deprecated since these are no longer in use by GIJ.

For example:

By v4.27+, these actions are deprecated and removed from the GIJ Server/DC product.

Reindex POST API
04 May 2023 Starting v4.17+
Contet-type: multipart/form-data is also deprecated.for Reindex POST API.

The v2.0 API with JSON body is more improved and users are advised to update to v4.17+ for better security.

GitLab legacy 06 June 2023 Starting v4.19+
We will be dropping support for GitLab legacy integrations.

The removal of legacy routes in the recent Gitlab update is breaking links from our apps — as the URL structure has changed. More details regarding the change here.

GitLab Legacy integrations March 2024 GitLab Legacy integrations support feature will be fully dropped from our apps by March 2024. Please upgrade your GitLab server, disconnect the legacy integration and connect a new GitLab EE integration.

To prevent any integration issues:

  • Please upgrade your GitLab server;
  • Remove legacy integrations; and
  • Connect a new GitLab integration to your GitLab CE/EE.
    Java 8 End of Q2 2024 Git Integration for Jira (GIJ) will be ending support for Java 8 at the end of Q2 2024 with GIJ version 5.0. We recommend to upgrade to newer versions of Java especially for security reasons. Check your Java version using “java -version” in terminal or command line.
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