Installation Guide

Before you begin

You must have the JIRA System Administrators global permission before you can carry out the instructions on this page.

Installing Secure Fields

To install Secure Fields, take the following steps:

Contents:

  1. Log in as a user with the JIRA Administrators global permission.
  2. Click the admin drop-down and choose Atlassian Marketplace and the Manage add-ons screen loads.
    (info) Tip: Use a Keyboard Shortcut instead: g then g and start typing manage...
  3. If your JIRA server is connected to the Internet you can click Find new add-ons from the left-hand side of the page and locate Secure Fields via search.
    The appropriate add-on version appears in the search results.
    Otherwise, please download Secure Fields directly from the Marketplace to your computer and click Upload plugin from the right-hand side of the page.
  4. Click Try free to begin a new trial or Buy now to purchase a license for Secure Fields.
    You're prompted to log into MyAtlassian. Secure Fields begins to download.
  5. Enter your information and click Generate license when redirected to MyAtlassian.
  6. Click Apply license.
    If you're using an older version of UPM, you can copy and paste the license into your JIRA instance.

Updating Secure Fields

Follow the same steps as above for Installing our add-on, since the old add-on version is removed from the file system, as says in the JIRA documentation on Updating Add-ons.

Disabling Secure Fields

  1. Log in as a user with the JIRA Administrators global permission.
  2. Choose the cog icon  at the top right of the screen, then choose add-ons, select Manage add-ons (left tabs).
    (info)Tip: Use a Keyboard Shortcut instead: g then g and start typing manage...
  3. Expand Secure Fields in the User-installed Add-ons.
  4. Click the Disable button.

(info) See further information for JIRA documentation on Disabling and Enabling add-ons.

Uninstall Secure Fields

  1. Log in as a user with the JIRA Administrators global permission.
  2. Choose the cog icon  at the top right of the screen, then choose add-ons, select Manage add-ons (left tabs).
    (info)Tip: Use a Keyboard Shortcut instead: g then g and start typing manage....
  3. Expand Secure Fields in the User-installed Add-ons.
  4. Click the Uninstall button.

Upgrade JIRA version

If you are upgrading your version of JIRA, your current version of Secure Fields may not be compatible with the new JIRA version. In this case, follow these steps:

  1. Uninstall Secure Fields as described above.
  2. Upgrade your JIRA version.
  3. Install a new compatible version of the Secure Fields plugin.