Plugin:

Classic Connector for Salesforce & Jira

Question:

What's New in Version 5?

Answer:

The Salesforce and JIRA Connector has changed considerably from version 4.x to 5.x. Below is a table that outlines the features in Version 4 and those in Version 5 for a useful comparison.

Version 5 is currently in beta so it is recommended that you go for version 4.4.7 in a production environment.

Feature Comparison

The table below compares the features for the Salesforce and JIRA connector between versions 4.x and 5.x.

Key:

= Supported; ❌ = Not Supported

Feature

Supported in 4.x

Supported in 5.x

Related Documentation

Ability to create and update JIRA issues from Salesforce.com

Creating JIRA issues from Salesforce

Ability to create Salesforce.com objects (like Cases) from JIRA

Creating Salesforce Objects From JIRA

Ability to link a JIRA issue to a Salesforce.com Object

Adding a Remote System Reference

Ability to look up SF objects (like Cases) linked to a JIRA issue

Connector Custom Fields

Ability to sync comments between JIRA and Salesforce.com automatically (or manually)


Ability to synchronise fields from JIRA to Salesforce.com automatically

Connector Custom Fields

Ability to create Salesforce.com custom fields within JIRA that show live Salesforce data

Connector Custom Fields

Use of Application links between JIRA and Salesforce.com

Adding a New Connection

Ability to use a Configuration Wizard to make it easier to get started with default mappings

Configuration Wizard

Mappings Schemes to make it easy to associate projects with the desired field mappings

Configure Mapping Schemes

Ability to diagnose problems with a Diagnostics Screen

Connector Diagnostics

Support Screen to help speed up the support process by allowing config settings to be exported

Connector Diagnostics

Display Salesforce.com attachments as a URL in JIRA


Ability to send JIRA issue attachments to Salesforce.com


Ability to view related JIRA issues in Salesforce.com

Viewing Related JIRA Issues

Ability to Create Salesforce.com Objects via a "Bulk Action"

How to do a Bulk Action in JIRA

Ability to link multiple Salesforce.com Objects to a single JIRA issue


Support for standard Salesforce.com objects other than Cases in Salesforce.com


Support for custom Salesforce.com objects other than Cases in Salesforce.com