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If you want to run your own Synchrony cluster for Confluence Data Center or you are running in a version that does not provide the “Managed by Confluence” option and still automating the creation / spin up process, here is a quick bash script you can execute to populate the start-synchrony.sh script: This script will […]

Creating a complete cycle of continuous integration can make or break a software team’s efficiency. A team has to leverage several components to fully utilize the autonomy of CI. The team’s commitment to properly configuring, maintaining, and optimizing this process will be the determining factor of success. Let’s talk about some of these integral components […]

In a hurry? It turns out that creating a Jira issue can be done directly via a single HTML link. Never thought of that before? Same. Think that’s super cool? Same! In this blog, I’ll quickly show you how to construct a URL to share with those who want to make Jira issues in a hurry. […]

Question: Now that we are rolling out a Service desk customer portal, can we prevent everyone from creating issues using the Create button on the back end? Answer: Yes, you can. How: Edit the project’s permission scheme and, for the “Create Issues” permission, remove all users and roles except for “Service desk customer – portal […]

Anybody who has implemented Confluence Data Center 6.0 through 6.11 likely knows that Atlassian has made huge strides in how Synchrony is deployed. But none of those strides have been as awesome as the change introduced in v6.12. From v6.12 forward Confluence Data Center nodes can each manage their own synchrony services! No more modifying […]

While troubleshooting ranking error messages showing within the Jira UI, a collegaue and I came across approximately 1,800 FIELD_IDS within the LexoRank table having a negative integer out to 15 places. These immediately looked out of place considering every other FIELD_ID within the table carried a positive integer and wasn’t nearly as lengthy. We hypothesized […]

Introduction I love friendly competition, because competition when done right is a great motivator.  In this blog post you’ll see how it’s motivated me .  I’m still pretty new at Isos, but I’ve been told that there have been several competitions revolving around generating content and blog posts. This spring we had a blogging competition […]

Intro Have you ever wanted to run Jira, Confluence or other Atlassian products in a jiffy so that you can test something without affecting your existing environments? This blog will give you the kickstart you need to get going. You should be ready to execute a few terminal commands and have a little sense of […]

Sometimes finding information becomes harder over time.  There can be too much information in the way.  Information can often be repetitive and even contradictory over time.  Furthermore, content will “age out” and no longer be relevant to the organization, such as meeting notes that are not useful past a very short period versus longer living content […]

Bamboo is a great CI/CD tool in itself and combined with the rest of the Atlassian suite, it is even more.. umm.. awesome. Let’s review why we here at Isos love Bamboo so much as over Jenkins (which, don’t get me wrong, we LOVE Jenkins too): Batteries Included: While Bamboo doesn’t have the app eco-system Jenkins […]