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Jira User Create

This handler creates a new user in Jira.


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WARNING: This handler uses basic authentication, so if your site is not configured for SSL your username and password will be sent insecurely.

Detailed Description

This handler uses the Jira Rest API library to create a new user in Jira. The handler first puts the data that was inputted into the JSON format and then posts that information using a REST call with basic auth. (WARNING: Using this handler without enabling SSL will not be secure). The key of the newly created user will be returned by the handler. Any errors that occur during the process will be caught and re-raised by this handler.


Name Description
Username The username for the new user.
Password The password that the new user will use.
Email Address The email address for the new user.
Display Name The display name that will be attached to the new user.

Sample Configuration

Parameter Example Configuration
Username test.user
Password testing123
Email Address
Display Name Test User


Name Description
Key The key of the issue that was created.

Change Log

Version Date Description
1 2014-02-19 Initial Version