Section 1: Integrate Jira and Datadog
Step 1: Configure Jira
Navigate to your Jira account and click on the settings gear icon. Then select Products.
Under Integrations in the left side menu, select Application links. Enter the URL https://app.datadoghq.com/ and click Create new link.
This will prompt you to fill out a form. The Application Name can be set to anything, Application Type set to Generic Application, and Create incoming link checked. Then click Continue.
On the next form fill in the consumer key, consumer name, and public key with the information listed in the Datadog Jira Integration tile. Once those are filled in, click Continue.
Step 2: Datadog Configuration
Within the Jira Integration Tile, enter the URL for your Jira account then click Setup OAuth1.
Step 3: Custom Issue Configuration
Now that Datadog and Jira are integrated, you can create custom issues within Datadog.
To begin, open up the Jira Integration tile, and click Add Issue. Then, enter a Project Key and Issue Type. Keep in mind, each issue has a unique Project ID – Issue Type combination. You can also add additional Datadog tags.
Finally, fill out the Required fields for the issue, and any Other fields.