Make sure that you have administrator access to your Atlassian account, as the following actions require these rights.

Creating a private-public key pair

To create keys, you will need any linux machine and the openssl utility (usually included in the standard set of utilities).

Alternately, enter the following commands:

  1. openssl genrsa -out jira_privatekey.pem 1024

  2. openssl req -newkey rsa:1024 -x509 -key jira_privatekey.pem -out jira_publickey.cer -days 3654

  3. openssl pkcs8 -topk8 -nocrypt -in jira_privatekey.pem -out jira_privatekey.pcks8

  4. openssl x509 -pubkey -noout -in jira_publickey.cer  > jira_publickey.pem

Save the obtained results as a text for further use.

Creating application in Jira

Connect applications in your Jira server settings. To do this, go to "Settings - Applications - Integration - Application Connections". As an application link you can use the address of your platform (for example,

On the "Configure Application URL" screen, ignore Jira's warning that there is no connection and click "Continue".

On the "Link applications" screen, fill in the fields and click on the "Continue" button.

  • Application name: Yva app

  • Application type: Generic Application

  • Other fields: Fill in with any values

  • Be sure to tick the "Create an incoming connection" check box.

On the "Link applications" screen, fill in the fields and click on the "Continue" button.

  • Consumer key: OauthKey

  • Consumer name: Yva

  • Public key: the text of the key you received earlier (jira_public key.pem)

Note: to get the text of the key, just open the jira_publickey.pem file created earlier by any editor and copy the content.

Source configuration

After connecting applications, go to the data sources configuration section on the Yva platform.

Specify the values of all fields and click on the "Connect" button:

Note: to get the key, just open the jira_privatekey.pem file created earlier with any editor and copy the content.

On the page of granting access to the application, click on the "Allow" button”.

Make sure that "Jira Server" appears in the source list on the right side of the page.