Git Integration for Jira Self-Managed (Data Center/Server) Documentation

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Generating SSH keys

Configure and generate SSH keys for the following git hosting systems by following the reference links on each sub-section:




The Git Integration for Jira app supports Gerrit web linking.



Check for existing SSH keys before you proceed to generate new keys.

See GitHub supported platforms for generating SSH keys by following this article.


GitLab CE/EE

Follow the above GitLab references for GitLab CE/EE. Then verify that your GitLab server should have the following SSH settings:

  • Enabled Git access protocols — Both SSH and HTTP(s)

  • RSA SSH keys — Are allowed

Other SSH key formats may be supported by Git Integration for Jira app, but prefer to use RSA format for your SSH git connections.



VSTS | TFS | Azure DevOps/Azure Repos

The SSH support starts with TFS 2013 and later versions.

Users can use HTTPS or SSH to securely connect to git repositories. HTTPS connections will require the user’s login credentials, while SSH connections will require SSH keys.


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Working with SSH keys (index)

Generating SSH keys (this page)

Adding a private SSH key

Adding a public SSH Key

SSH keys configuration

Adding and associating SSH keys

Removing SSH keys

Reconfigure Git repositories and SSH keys

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