AWS-CreateJiraIssue - AWS Systems Manager



Create an issue in Jira.

Document Type





Windows, Linux


  • IssueDescription

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) A detailed description of the issue.

  • IssueSummary

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) A brief summary of the issue.

  • IssueTypeName

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The name of the type of issue you want to create (for example, Task, Sub-task, Bug, etc.).

  • JiraURL

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The url of the Jira instance.

  • JiraUsername

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The name of the user the issue will be created with.

  • ProjectKey

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The key of the project the issue should be created in.

  • SSMParameterName

    Type: String

    Description: (Required) The name of an encrypted SSM Parameter containing the API key or password for the Jira user.

  • AssigneeName

    Type: String

    Description: (Optional) The username of the person the issue should be assigned to.

  • DueDate

    Type: String

    Description: (Optional) The due date for the issue in yyyy-mm-dd format.

  • PriorityName

    Type: String

    Description: (Optional) The name of the priority of the issue.


Start the automation

aws ssm start-automation-execution --document-name AWS-CreateJiraIssue --parameters parameters

Retrieve the execution output

aws ssm get-automation-execution --automation-execution-id EXECUTIONID --output text --query 'AutomationExecution.Output'

Document Steps

aws:createStack - Create CloudFormation stack to create Lambda IAM role and function.

aws:invokeLambdaFunction - Invoke Lambda function to create the Jira issue

aws:deleteStack - Delete the CloudFormation stack created.


IssueId: ID of the newly created Jira issue