New features coming soon (lightbulb)(big grin)

Here’s a summary of the features we are currently working on to bring more parity between the on premise and cloud versions of Elements Connect:

  • Set value from Jira create issue screens
  • Use Connected items in Jira Dashboards

Join our Early Access Program and be among the first to try these features.

Feature Parity comparison

Datasources

Need a datasource not listed below? Tell our Product Manager more about it.


Features

Implementation status

Comment

SQL Databases

(tick) Available

Databases supported (tick)

  • Microsoft Azure SQL Database
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • Oracle Database (Service identification)
  • PostgreSQL
Jira JQL(warning) Partly available

No out-of-the-box datasource yet.

You can connect to the Jira REST API JQL endpoint by following this tutorial

Jira REST(warning) Partly available

No out-of-the-box datasource yet.

You can connect to the Jira REST API by following this tutorial

LDAP(error) Unavailable
REST APIs (URL)(tick) Available


Microsoft Azure AD

(warning) Partly available

No out-of-the-box datasource yet.

You can connect to the Azure AD REST API by following this tutorial

Salesforce

(tick) Available

Zendesk(tick) Available
Files(error) Unavailable
Jira SQL(minus) Not possible

Atlassian does not give access to Jira database on Cloud. However, the Jira REST API may fit your needs. 

You can connect to the Jira REST API by following this tutorial.

Field types

Field type

Implementation status

Live text(error) Unavailable
Live user(error) Unavailable
Snapshot text(tick) Available
Snapshot date(error) Unavailable
Snapshot date time(error) Unavailable

Field editors

Editor

Status

Autocomplete

(tick) Available

Read only(tick) Available
Select list(tick) Available
Multi Select list(tick) Available
Cascading select list(tick) Available
Table(error) Unavailable
Checklist(error) Unavailable
Radio button(error) Unavailable

Dependencies

Jira integration

Integration

Status

Comment

Set value from Jira Service Management portal(tick) Available
Set value from Jira create issue screens(blue star) Coming soonWe’re working on this feature and will include it in the 2023 Early Access Program. Learn more
Edit from issue view

(tick) Available

Edition is done in the issue view

JQL search

(warning) Partly available

Search is done on the mirror field. To better understand this change, see the “Key concepts to understand” section of our Before you begin page.
Use Connected items in Jira Dashboards

(warning) Partly available

(blue star) Coming soon

As of today, the mirror field can be displayed in some dashboard charts

We’re working on this feature and will include it in the 2023 Early Access Program. Learn more

Post function: Set value(error) Unavailable


Post function: Copy value(error) Unavailable

Advanced field options

Feature

Status

Comment

Dynamic query(warning) Partly availableDynamic queries can be configured
Edit queries & template(error) Unavailable
Search query & template(error) Unavailable
Cache(tick) Available5-minute non configurable cache for the datasource
Sort results(error) Unavailable
Filter results(error) Unavailable

Developers

Feature

Status

Comment

REST API(warning) Partly available
Java API(minus) Not possibleElements Connect code is running outside of your Jira instance, in our own servers. Therefore, you can't access Elements Connect Java API from your own scripts.
The recommended way will be to use Elements Connect REST API when it will be available.