Jira Software 8.7.x release notes

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3 February 2020

We're pleased to present Jira Software 8.7.

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Compatible applications

If you're looking for compatible Jira applications, look no further:

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If you're thinking to move to Data Center, check our recommendations first. See: Infrastructure recommendations for Jira.

Our Jira Pro Tip for this release

Need some best practices for setting sprint permissions? We've covered this area for you. Learn more

Anonymizing users for GDPR compliance

We’re giving admins the power to anonymize their users, hiding or deleting any data that can identify real people. Now, when somebody is leaving your company and requests to have their personal data erased, you can easily fulfill such a request and stay compliant with GDPR and the ‘right to be forgotten’.

You can anonymize users with just a few clicks. We’ll identify and show you any items in Jira that store users’ personal data, and give you a chance to proceed or back off. You can anonymize anyone, even some of your teammates on April Fool’s, but we highly recommend against it — once someone is anonymized, they’re anonymized forever. Learn more

PostgreSQL 11 support

We’re adding PostgreSQL 11 to our supported platforms for Jira Server and Data Center and Aurora PostgreSQL 11.4 for Jira Data Center.  Learn more connecting your Data Center to Amazon Aurora

OpenID Connect comes to Jira DATA CENTER

Many enterprises still struggle to use industry-standard user management tools to authenticate to Atlassian. Way back we added SAML support to all of our Data Center products and now we are adding a new authentication option through OpenID Connect integration to enable seamless integration with 3rd party Identity Providers. Learn more

Resolved issues

Issues resolved in 8.7.0

Released on 3 February 2020

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Issues resolved in 8.7.1

Released on 10 February 2020

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