In my Jira connector, I have noticed that there are two columns -
username. I'd like to use these but both are completely blank - why is that?
In place of usernames (as specified in this article), you can use the
accountId field to identify individual users.
There is also one workaround we've identified which could get you the user emails - each Jira user has the ability to change their own privacy settings (more about that here), this being the most important section:
Apps may receive access to email address in the following ways:
- Individuals have unhidden their email address from public.
- Apps have received explicit consent from individuals through a 3LO consent flow.
- Apps using admin installation and consent flows (i.e. an admin has installed and consented on behalf of end users) have been approved to access the email API.
Keep in mind, the access to email address offered under #s 1 and 2 above can change based on user action. Individuals may choose to hide their email address at any time by changing their profile visibility settings. They may also choose to revoke consent previously given to an app to access to their personal account details via a 3LO flow.
Each user needs to change their privacy settings to allow their email be shared, which is no small task if you have a significant number of users and whether or not those users want to share their email addresses.
Due to their compliance with GDPR laws, Atlassian no longer supply this sort of data via any REST APIs (which Fivetran use to pull the data). You can read more about that here.