tap-jira from singer-io

Issue and Project Tracking Software

The tap-jira extractor pulls data from Jira that can then be sent to a destination using a loader.

Getting Started


If you haven't already, follow the initial steps of the Getting Started guide:

  1. Install Meltano
  2. Create your Meltano project

Installation and configuration

  1. Add the tap-jira extractor to your project using
    meltano add
  2. meltano add extractor tap-jira
  3. Configure the tap-jira settings using
    meltano config
  4. meltano config tap-jira set --interactive
  5. Test that extractor settings are valid using
    meltano config
  6. meltano config tap-jira test

Next steps

If you run into any issues, learn how to get help.


The current capabilities for tap-jira may have been automatically set when originally added to the Hub. Please review the capabilities when using this extractor. If you find they are out of date, please consider updating them by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the capabilities for this extractor.

This plugin has the following capabilities:

  • discover
  • properties
  • state

You can override these capabilities or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the capabilities key.


The tap-jira settings that are known to Meltano are documented below. To quickly find the setting you're looking for, click on any setting name from the list:

You can override these settings or specify additional ones in your meltano.yml by adding the settings key.

Please consider adding any settings you have defined locally to this definition on MeltanoHub by making a pull request to the YAML file that defines the settings for this plugin.

Username (username)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_USERNAME

Your Jira username.

Password (password)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_PASSWORD

Your Jira password.

Base URL (base_url)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_BASE_URL

The base URL for your Jira instance.

OAuth Client Secret (oauth_client_secret)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_OAUTH_CLIENT_SECRET

The client secret value used for OAuth authentication.

OAuth Client ID (oauth_client_id)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_OAUTH_CLIENT_ID

The client ID used for OAuth authentication.

Access Token (access_token)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_ACCESS_TOKEN

The access token generated for your account.

Cloud ID (cloud_id)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_CLOUD_ID

The cloud ID of your JIRA instance.

Refresh Token (refresh_token)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_REFRESH_TOKEN

The refresh token generated for your account.

Start Date (start_date)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_START_DATE

Specifies the date at which the tap will begin pulling data. This works only for the streams that support it.

User Agent (user_agent)

  • Environment variable: TAP_JIRA_USER_AGENT
  • Default Value: tap-jira via Meltano

The user agent.


The tap-jira extractor supports the following commands that can be used with
meltano invoke

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Looking for help?

If you're having trouble getting the tap-jira extractor to work, look for an existing issue in its repository, file a new issue, or join the Meltano Slack community and ask for help in the


meltano add extractor tap-jira

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