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HOW TO CONFIGURE OCTOPUS AUTHENTICATOR FOR ATLASSIAN JIRA

This page shows you how to add multifactor authentication to your Atlassian product suite using the Octopus Authenticator to gain more control and security over how users log into your network.

  • Login to Octopus Authenticator Console
  • Select Services from the left pane
  • Select Add Service
  • Click Jira service template

 


Tab 1 – General Information

The following field and values are displayed

Fields name Fields Value
Service name Atlassian Jira
Issuer Jira
Description
Service status Enable (default)
Display icon
Login page URL <https://<Enterprise Base URL>/jira-saml/<No.>/login>

 


Tab 2 – Parameters    

The following field and values are displayed

Field name Field value
Login Login method for Octopus Authenticator server
Jira email email
+ Add parameter Do not add any parameters

 


Tab 3 – Sign On

The following field and values are displayed

Field name Field value
Multi Factor Authentication (MFA) Off (default)
Sign-on Method SAML 2.0
X.509 Certificate  
SAML signature algorithm SHA-1 (default)
Single Sign On (SSO) Off (default)
Issuer URL http://<Enterprise base URL>/jira-saml/<No.>
SAML 2.0 Endpoint (HTTP) http://<Enterprise base URL>/jira-saml/login
Custom message

Note: Secret Double Octopus recommendation is to leave the default field values as displayed.

 


Step 4 – Users

To configure the users of the service

  • Select users either from “Local Users” or “LDAP Users” lists
  • You can select either:
    • A group of users to import, by clicking on the dot next to one of the folders
    • An individual user to import, by clicking on the dot next to that user

The corresponding dot will then be colored blue. When you select only some of the users in the group, the dot adjacent to the group will be colored partially.

After you press SAVE SETTINGS, the selected users will be enrolled in the service.

  • Click SAVE SETTINGS

 


Set up SSO for Atlassian using Octopus Authenticator Identity Provider

 

  • Login to your Atlassian account
  • Select User Management option from the Settings dropdown menu

  • At the “Site Administration” page, Select SAML
  • Under “Your Identity provider configuration”, Click Edit

  • Edit the “Identity provider Entity ID” with:
    • Return to Octopus Authenticator Console
    • Select Services from the left pane
    • Select Atlassian Jira service
    • In the Sign On tab copy “Issue URL” value

 

  • Edit the “Identity provider SSO URL” with:
    • Return to Octopus Authenticator Console
    • In the Sign On tab copy “SAML 2.0 Endpoint” value

 

  • Edit the “Public x509 certificate” with:
    • Return to Octopus Authenticator Console
    • In the Sign On Tab, Click view “X.509 certificate” and Copy the certificate value

 

[Back to Atlassian Web Page]

  • At the “Site Administration” page -> Select “SAML” -> Edit
  • Set up and Save SAML configuration