Breaking boundaries: Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira

April 25, 2024 | 3 minute read
Kamal Narayan
Director, Oracle Product Management
Shishir Garg
Senior Product Manager
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In today's fast-paced digital world, businesses have to manage user access across multiple platforms, which can be a complex and challenging task. However, organizations using Atlassian Jira can now streamline their identity and access management (IAM) process with the Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira. This powerful connector offers a seamless and robust solution for organizations looking to manage user identities and access rights with ease.

The Oracle Identity Governance license includes Oracle Identity Manager. Oracle Identity Governance offers rich access entitlement controls, analytics, reporting, and other processes to help ensure that appropriate access is being granted. Oracle Identity Manager also enables Oracle Identity Governance to provide complete user identity lifecycle management.

 

Unleashing the power of integration

The Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira simplifies the management of user access, identity, and privileges across multiple systems and applications. It’s designed to help organizations improve their security posture, reduce the risk of data breaches, and comply with regulatory requirements.

 

Addressing the challenges

Most organizations face difficulties managing user onboarding, lifecycle, offboarding, and access governance. These challenges arise from disparate systems and manual procedures, resulting in inefficiencies, compliance issues, and security risks. The Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira addresses these issues by serving as a unifying mechanism, streamlining the processes and enhancing the organization's overall compliance posture.

Architecture diagram for Oracle Identity Manager deployment with Atlassian Jira.
Figure 1: Architecture diagram for Oracle Identity Manager deployment with Atlassian Jira.

The Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira enables Oracle Identity Governance to provide the following benefits:

  • Seamless user onboarding: Say goodbye to time-consuming onboarding processes. Oracle Identity Governance can provide swift and automated user provisioning, helping ensure that new employees have the right access from day one.
  • Automated user lifecycle management: When an employee's attributes or role changes in the trusted source, such as the HR system, Oracle Identity Governance can automatically update access in Jira based on latest information.
  • Granular access control: Define roles, permissions, and entitlements within Oracle Identity Governance and seamlessly enforce them in Jira.
  • Automated offboarding: When employees depart your company, Oracle Identity Governance provides a secure offboarding process by promptly terminating access and revoking permissions across all integrated systems, including Atlassian Jira, reducing the risk of unauthorised access.
  • Real-time synchronization: User data stays synchronized between Oracle Identity Governance and Atlassian Jira in real time. Changes in one system are instantly reflected in the other, facilitating accuracy and consistency across the identity landscape.
  • Enhanced productivity and compliance: Thanks to seamless integration with Oracle Identity Governance, teams can work efficiently with the right access. Meanwhile, Oracle Identity Governance also enforces consistent access policies across Jira, reducing security risks and addressing compliance with regulations.

 

Conclusion

Oracle Identity Governance and the Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira help organizations achieve secure and efficient user access management. This connector is now generally available, and you can download it for immediate use. It’s available as a standalone offering and is included in the Oracle Identity Manager Connector pack.

Ready to harness the power of the Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira? Follow this simple checklist to integrate Oracle Identity Manager with Atlassian Jira:

  • Check the system requirements: Ensure that your Oracle Identity Manager and Atlassian Jira environments meet the necessary prerequisites.
  • Install the connector: Follow the installation guide to set up Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira in your environment.
  • Configuration: Customize the connector settings based on your organization's requirements.
  • Testing: Verify the integration by performing test scenarios and confirming user data is synchronized seamlessly.

For detailed instructions and troubleshooting, refer to our official Oracle Identity Manager Connector for Atlassian Jira documentation. To learn more about this solution, visit the following resources or contact our sales team:

 

Kamal Narayan

Director, Oracle Product Management

Kamal Narayan is a Director within Oracle Product Management, focused on Identity Access Management.

Shishir Garg

Senior Product Manager

Shishir Garg is an IT leader with 23 years of multifaceted experience in the Pharma, Automotive, Chemical, and IT industries with product management expertise in Compliance, Security, Risk, and Auditing. He is presently working on Governance Cloud Services.


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