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Jira Service Desk Integration Guide

Jira license needed: any Jira license

Everbridge license needed: active annual subscription of IT Alerting Standard or IT Alerting Enterprise

Jira version supported:

Jira Service Desk

  • Cloud
  • On-premises 0.1

Jira Software

  • Cloud
  • On-premises 6.4.9
  • On-premises 7.0.0

Everbridge version supported: as a SaaS offering, the latest version is always available


  • Jira user account must be a member of the jira-administrators and jira-developer groups
  • Everbridge user account with API Privileges
  • An API key is needed, but that will be generated when you perform the procedures in the iPaaS Configuration section of the Everbridge user guide under Documentation at


Installation of extra software, beyond Everbridge and Jira, is not needed.
Self-service configuration of Jira integration, by an end user, is easy from the Settings -> Everbridge Open -> iPaaS  tab of the Everbridge SaaS application. Click “New Agent”:

Inbound interaction

User can control the conditions under which Jira automatically triggers incident creation in Everbridge:
Without coding, end user can drag-and-drop to build a workflow that orchestrates how Everbridge reacts to updates in Jira:

Outbound interaction

Everbridge incident and notification delivery details are available in Jira:


  • 1. In Everbridge, create an Incident Template configured with Jira fields
  • 2. In Jira, create an Issue that matches the condition configured in Everbridge Incident Template
  • 3. Jira automatically triggers incident creation in Everbridge
  • 4. Everbridge notifies contacts, to resolve the issue, and then closes the loop with Jira

  • Under Help & Support -> Online Help, read the following section:
  • Under Help & Support -> Everbridge Support Center, download the IT Alerting User Guide, and read the following section: