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Personal access token failing Azure DevOps integration with Not Authorized error

Problem

The Personal Access Token created in Azure DevOps is not valid for authentication.

Diagnosis

Jira admins will see a Not authorized error (with the following full error) when connecting to Azure DevOps with a Personal Access Token if the token was created for a specific Azure DevOps organization:

Technical info: Error

2019-07-08 12:21:09,997 http-nio-8080-exec-436 ERROR sfj 741x4276982x1 a7oa8 192.168.143.212 /rest/gitplugin/1.0/trackedfolders/scan/4994-Bpv7dj9zmeyFAAf6 [c.b.j.g.rest.exceptionmappers.WrappedIntegrationAPIExceptionMapper] Rest API has thrown exception.
com.bigbrassband.jira.git.exceptions.external.WrappedMicrosoftAPIException: External service error
at com.bigbrassband.jira.git.services.integration.microsoft.MicrosoftApi.getRepositoriesMS(MicrosoftApi.java:134)
at com.bigbrassband.jira.git.services.integration.microsoft.MicrosoftApi.getRepositories(MicrosoftApi.java:93)
at com.bigbrassband.jira.git.services.integration.microsoft.MicrosoftApiService.scan(MicrosoftApiService.java:132)
at com.bigbrassband.jira.git.services.integration.microsoft.MicrosoftApiService.fastScan(MicrosoftApiService.java:137)
at com.bigbrassband.jira.git.services.async.ScanTrackedRepoTask.run(ScanTrackedRepoTask.java:61)
at com.bigbrassband.jira.git.services.async.AsyncProcessorImpl$AsyncTaskWrapper.run(AsyncProcessorImpl.java:114)
at java.util.concurrent.Executors$RunnableAdapter.call(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.FutureTask.run(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor.runWorker(Unknown Source)
at java.util.concurrent.ThreadPoolExecutor$Worker.run(Unknown Source)
at java.lang.Thread.run(Unknown Source)
Caused by: com.bigbrassband.common.indexer.sources.clients.RequestException: Microsoft https://app.vssps.visualstudio.com/_apis/profile/profiles/me?api-version=1.0 Unauthorized (401)
at com.bigbrassband.common.indexer.sources.clients.MicrosoftClient.runRequest(MicrosoftClient.java:288)
at com.bigbrassband.common.indexer.sources.clients.MicrosoftClient.callSingleApi(MicrosoftClient.java:239)
at com.bigbrassband.common.indexer.sources.clients.MicrosoftClient.getUserId(MicrosoftClient.java:173)
at com.bigbrassband.jira.git.services.integration.microsoft.MicrosoftApi.getRepositoriesMS(MicrosoftApi.java:125)
... 10 more

Solution

Azure DevOps Personal Access Tokens must be created using the All accessible organizations in the Organization dropdown. Additionally – the token must either have Full access scope or Code: Read & Write (as shown below). Minimum requirement is Code: Read.

  1. Create new Personal Access Token:

  2. Copy token:

  3. Verify token uses All accessible organizations, has sufficient scopes, is not expired and is active:

  4. Paste newly created token:

  5. Click Connect.

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