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This documentation applies to Application Links version 2.0.x. The latest AppLinks documentation is available via this link.

This page tells you how to install the Application Links (AppLinks) plugin into your Atlassian products.

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Step 1. Check the System Requirements

Components

You will need the following products to make use of Application Links:

Version Compatibility Matrix

The matrix below shows the applications that support AppLinks. The applications are listed horizontally across the top and the AppLinks versions are listed vertically on the left.

(info) Version numbers in brackets, e.g. (3.0.1), show a future application release expected to support the relevant AppLinks version.

 

Confluence

Crucible

FishEye

JIRA

Subversion

AppLinks 1.1

(tick) 2.8.x

(tick) 1.5.x

(tick) 1.5.x

(tick) 3.12.x

(tick) 1.4

AppLinks 1.3

(tick) 2.8.x
(tick) 2.9.x
(tick) 2.10.x
(warning) Confluence 3.0.0 does not support Application Links.

(tick) 1.5.x
(warning) Crucible 1.6.x does not support Application Links.

(tick) 1.5.x
(warning) FishEye 1.6.x does not support Application Links.

(tick) 3.12.x
(tick) 3.13.0
(warning) JIRA 3.13.1 to 3.13.4 do not support Application Links.

(tick) 1.4

AppLinks 2.0.1

(tick) 3.0.1

(tick) 2.0.0

(tick) 2.0.0

(tick) 3.13.5 — via AppLinks Legacy plugin
(warning) JIRA 4.0 Beta does not support Application Links yet.

(tick) 1.4

Other useful links:

Step 2. Download the AppLinks Plugin

  1. Download AppLinks, along with its dependencies, as a simple zip archive from the Atlassian repository.
  2. Unzip the archive into a location of your choice.

(info) The AppLinks archive includes the Atlassian Shared Access Layer (SAL) JARs.

Step 3. Install AppLinks in JIRA

(warning) Refer to the compatibility matrix above.

Follow these steps if you want to install AppLinks into JIRA:

  1. Copy the following JARs into JIRA's installation directory at <Installation Directory>/atlassian-jira/WEB-INF/lib:
    • applinks-api-x.x.x.jar
    • applinks-core-x.x.x.jar
    • applinks-legacyjira-plugin-x.x.x.jar
    • sal-api-x.x.x.jar
    • sal-core-x.x.x.jar
    • sal-legacyjira-plugin-x.x.x.jar
    • sal-spring-x.x.x.jar
  2. Restart JIRA.

Step 4. Install AppLinks in Confluence

Follow these steps if you want to install AppLinks into Confluence:

  1. In Confluence's Administration Console, click 'Plugins' then browse for and upload the following JAR:
    • applinks-confluence-plugin-x.x.x.jar
  2. The AppLinks plugin should appear in the list of installed plugins. If not, restart Confluence.

(info) The Shared Access Layer (SAL) is bundled with Confluence, so there's no need to install it.

Step 5. Install AppLinks in FishEye and Crucible

Follow these steps if you want to install AppLinks into FishEye and/or Crucible:

  1. Copy the following JAR into FishEye's installation directory at FISHEYE_INST/var/plugins/user:
    • applinks-fisheye-plugin-x.x.x.jar
  2. In the FishEye Admin screens, click 'Plugins' then 'Check for new plugins in FISHEYE_INST/var/plugins/user'. The AppLinks plugin should appear in the list of installed plugins. If not, restart FishEye.

(info) The Shared Access Layer (SAL) is bundled with FishEye/Crucible, so there's no need to install it.

Now you will need to configure the linked applications using the administration screens of each application. Please refer to the administration guide.

RELATED TOPICS

Application Links Administration Guide
Application Links Documentation Home
Atlassian Product Integration

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