Managing webhooks

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Webhooks are user-defined HTTP POST callbacks. They provide a lightweight mechanism for letting remote applications receive push notifications from Jira, without requiring polling. For example, you may want any changes in Jira bugs to be pushed to a test management system so that they can be retested.

Read the Jira Webhooks page (Jira developer documentation) for detailed information on how to configure Jira webhooks, including a description of the events, how to register a webhook via the REST API, examples, and more.

This page only contains instructions on how to use the Webhooks user interface in the Jira administration console.

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Managing webhooks in Jira

  1. Log in as a user with the Jira Administrators global permission.
  2. In the upper-right corner of the screen, select Administration  > System.
  3. Under Advanced (the left-side panel), select WebHooks to open the Webhooks page, which shows a list of all existing webhooks.
  4. Here's a few tips on using this page:
    • Click the summary of the webhook in the left 'Webhooks' column to display the details of the webhook. You can edit, delete and disable it via the details panel.
    • Deleting a webhook removes it permanently. If you just want to prevent it from firing, disable the webhook instead.

Webhooks displayed in the Jira administration console.

Last modified on Oct 7, 2022

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