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This page describes how to initiate a Script connection for your first synchronization.

Follow the steps below to set up the connection.

Script connections are not available for Freemium licenses. If you have a Freemium license, you can either upgrade to a Paid license, or ask a network license admin to add your instance.


1. Navigate to the Connections tab in Exalate.

To navigate to the Connections tab:

  1. Navigate to SettingsApps.
  2. Click Connections.

2. Click Initiate connection.

3. Enter the Destination instance URL.

Destination instance URL is a link to the instance you want to set up a connection with. You can enter the link to the instance you are trying to connect, or the Exalate URL from General Settings. If you enter a link to your instance—you will establish a local connection. If the destination instance is in a private network, or you don't have the link, click I don't have a URL.

Exalate will suggest available connection types based on the destination instance's version of Exalate.

4. Select the Script connection.

5. Click Next.

6. Enter the Connection information.

 Descriptions of fields
FieldDescription
Destination instance URLLink to the other instance you want to set up a connection with. You can enter the link to the instance you are trying to connect, or the Exalate URL from General Settings.
Local instance short nameShort name of your instance
Destination instance short nameName of the destination instance
Connection nameName of the connection
DescriptionDescription of the connection

7. Click Next.

Further steps will be different if you want to sync data to another instance or locally in the same instance. Select the appropriate tab below.

8. Select a project where you would like to sync issues.

9. Click Initiate.

10. Click Copy invitation code.

You can send the invitation code to the destination instance admin.

11. Click Go to remote to access the destination instance.

What's next? 

To establish a connection, you or your partner need to accept the invitation on the destination instance. For more details, check out Accept a Script connection invitation in Exalate for Jira Cloud.

In the meantime, you can configure Sync Rules with Groovy-based scripting. For more details check out Configure Script connection sync in Exalate for Jira Cloud.

8. Select two projects where you would like to sync issues.

9. Click Initiate.

What's next? 

Now that your connection is established, you can configure Sync Rules with Groovy-based scripting. For more details check Configure Script connection sync in Exalate for Jira Cloud.

Once your partner Accepts the invitation, you can start syncing issues.



See also

Accept a Script connection invitation in Exalate for Jira Cloud

Configure Script connection sync in Exalate for Jira Cloud